Updated:OLYMPIA, Wash. —
Police are investigating similar reports of child luring incidents in Olympia and Lacey.
Olympia police responded to a report that a child had been approached by a suspicious person on Olympia’s Westside last Friday afternoon.
The Jefferson Middle School student was walking on Conger Avenue near the school when a stranger pulled up beside her and offered her a ride to school.
The girl refused and the man drove away. The girl’s parents notified police that evening.
Police said a similar incident recently occurred in Lacey.
In both cases, the suspect is described as a white man in his 20s with dark brown or black hair. He was reportedly driving a small, white pickup that was possibly a Ford Ranger.
Both Lacey and Olympia police departments are investigating the reports.
Anyone with information about the incidentd is urged to call the Olympia police at 360-753-8300 or Thurston County CrimeStoppers at 360-493-2222. Callers may remain anonymous.