Fort Lauderdale police investigate ‘suspicious incident’ involving child heading to school
Fort Lauderdale police were called to Northside Elementary School Friday morning regarding a “suspicious incident,” authorities confirmed.
Officers arrived at the school at 120 NE 11th St. around 7:40 a.m.
According to Fort Lauderdale police spokeswoman Casey Liening, “it appears someone may have asked a child if they needed a ride, but it appears there was no attempt to force or coerce the child into the vehicle.”
Liening confirmed that the child did not enter the vehicle and is safe at this time.
She said officers are circulating the area, searching for any additional information or evidence.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.