Police Patrols Increased After Boy Reports Awkward Encounter with Man

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Park Hill School District issued a safety alert Friday morning after an incident that happened on Thursday.

According to the alert, a Tiffany Ridge student said he was followed by a man in a white van as he rode his bike home in the Autumn Ridge neighborhood. The boy said the man approached him and offered him candy from a bucket. The boy said he quickly rode away.

The boy said the man wore a hoodie with hoodie up and believed the man to be white and middle-aged.

The Kansas City Police Department is investigating and have increased patrols in the area.



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