Deer Park kid says man tried to grab him

DEER PARK, OH (FOX19) - Deer Park Police are issuing an alert after an elementary school student is approached by a stranger after school.

According to a post on the Deer Park Police Facebook page, a man tried to lure an Amity Elementary School student into his car near Linden Avenue by offering him a ride home.

The student ran away and contacted an adult.

The student told police the man was in his mid-20s with long, dark hair and many tattoos.

The student reported he was driving a older, rust colored car that was covered with mud and dents.

The incident was not reported until the following day and the school has been made aware.

Even though the event didn't happen on school property, police say they will be monitoring dismissal.

If you see any suspicious activity, call 9-1-1 or 513-791-8056.

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