Oak Park and River Forest High School issued a warning by email and robocall Wednesday afternoon that a female student had been approached on Lake Street, Wednesday morning, by a man who tried to coax her into his vehicle.
According to the OPRF press release, a female student, around 9:30 a.m., was followed and then approached by an adult male in a vehicle on Lake Street near the main post office. He allegedly tried several times to coax her into the vehicle before driving off eastbound on Lake Street, the press release said.
The vehicle described was a small, older-model, rusty blue pickup truck with a blue cover on the back and a green stripe on the side. The man was described by the high school as Hispanic, thin, around 45 years old, wearing a white shirt.
Spokeswoman Karin Sullivan said the high school was "increasing security around our building."
Parents were warned to remind students of safety precautions when walking around Oak Park and River Forest.