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Ballard middle school issues alert after alleged luring attempt

SEATTLE — Whitman Middle School sent out an alert to parents that a student reported being approached and offered a ride from a stranger Tuesday afternoon, The My Ballard blog reported.

whitman middle schoolThe student was walking home about 2:40 p.m. from school when the incident happened. The school said the student reported being approached near the Olympic Manor sign at 85th Street NW and 23rd Avenue NW.

The student ran home and told the parents what had happened. The parents then went to the school to alert school staff; the school then contacted police.

Whitman sent the following statement to parents: “We encourage you to take this opportunity to talk with your students about how to keep safe – never get into a car with a stranger, avoid walking alone, and if a stranger approaches – run way and notify a parent or school staff member.”

The sex of the student is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Seattle police.

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