Stranger offers kids ride to school

Two  kids told police a man tried to get them into his vehicle near Stocking Avenue in Grand Rapids. (Sept. 4, 2014)
Two kids told police a man tried to get them into his vehicle near Stocking Avenue in Grand Rapids. (Sept. 4, 2014)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are investigating after two kids say a man tried to get them into his vehicle while they were walking to school.

The incident happened around 7 a.m. in the 700 block of Alpine Avenue northwest near Stocking Avenue in Grand Rapids.

The two kids told police they were approached by an older man in a red SUV who offered to give them a ride to school. They told him “no” before running back home, according to Grand Rapids police.

The incident remains under investigation.

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