Man Asks Middle Schooler If She Needs a Ride: Police

Parents and kids in South Jersey were put on alert Friday after a man drove up to a middle school student and repeatedly offered her a ride.

According to Gloucester Township Police, the man was behind the wheel of a maroon or red four-door sedan with tinted windows Friday morning around 7:40 when he drove up a girl as she walked along Mullen Drive in the Cobblestone Development off Sicklerville Road.

The girl told investigators that the man partially rolled down his window and repeatedly asked if she wanted a ride.

The girl responded by running a couple of block to Ann A. Mullen Middle School, according to police.

Police said they didn’t have any further description of the driver or his car.

Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to contact Gloucester Township Police Investigations Bureau Juvenile Unit at 856-228-4500, or the Gloucester Township Police Anonymous Tip Line at 856-842-5560, or by email.

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