OAKWOOD — UPDATE Dec. 19 @ 8:13 p.m.: A report of a 12-year-old girl being approached by a stranger at the intersection of Shafor Boulevard and Hadley Avenue Tuesday has been proven to be false, according to the Oakwood Public Safety Department.
“After a complete and thorough investigation into this matter, the safety department can definitely state the reported incident did not occur,” said Chief Alan Hill, spokesman for the department in a press release. “We are still actively investigating this matter in an attempt to fully understand why someone would fabricate such a story.”
FIRST REPORT Dec. 18 @ 9:33 p.m.: Oakwood schools warned parents Tuesday about a stranger who who may have approached a student in the city.
The Oakwood Safety Department at 5:30 p.m. began an investigating after a 12-year-old girl reported she was approached by a man she did not know who asked her to get in his vehicle near the intersection of Shafor Boulevard and Hadley Avenue, according to Oakwood schools.
The girl immediately left and went home, where she told her parents about the incident. Her parents called the safety department, the schools reported.
The stranger is described as a taller man with a medium build and dark brown beard wearing a red flannel shirt and jeans.
Anyone who has information is urged to call the Oakwood Safety Department at 937-298-2122.
Below is the letter sent to parents: