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Thomas Czaja, Editor
1:16 pm CDT April 10, 2019

Two males approached a 10-year-old boy at a bus stop Tuesday, April 9, and asked him to get into their SUV, according to a letter sent to parents that same evening from Will County School District 92.

At 3:15 p.m. April 9, the Lockport Police Department was contacted by a D92 parent to make a report his son had been approached by a black SUV near the boy's bus stop at the corner of 151st Street and Bunratty Drive in Lockport, according to an email sent Wednesday, April 10, to The Horizon from LPD Deputy Chief Ron Huff. 

At the bus stop about 30 minutes before the parent contacted police, the boy got off the bus and heard someone yell out to him to “come here” from the passing vehicle, Huff said. The two males were in the SUV when they allegedly asked the child to get into the vehicle, the letter added.

The child then reportedly got scared off and ran home. The vehicle was in motion at the time of the incident and never came to a stop. 

Beyond the black SUV description, there are no details on the driver or any passengers of the vehicle, Huff said. 

D92 Interim Superintendent Mark Fleming concluded the letter by asking parents to remind their children how to respond to these types of incidents.