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URGENT FYI – Sent on behalf of Superintendent Shawnterra Moore

Dear Parents,

Please be aware of the following report of suspicious activity in the area of Fourth Lane and Eucalyptus: This morning, students reported that yesterday, Thursday, March 9th, after school, an unidentified male individual in a vehicle was parked as the students were walking by on the way home from school. From the inside of his car, the man knocked on his car window and asked the students to open the door for him, indicating that he was stuck in the vehicle. The students did not open the door and ran away from the area. It was observed that the man moved to the driver’s seat and began to start the vehicle. The students were unharmed and were not approached again after running away from the area.

The incident did not occur on or near any of our school campuses, and the man has not yet been identified. South San Francisco Police were immediately notified and are currently investigating the encounter.

The man is described as a white male, overweight, approximately 30 to 40 years old, who may have a mustache. The vehicle is described as a white van that may have been a Chevy Astro Van, 2004 model.

We ask that parents and guardians remind their students to be cautious of strangers, to be aware of their surroundings, and to report any suspicious activity or any interactions that make them uncomfortable. We also encourage the “buddy system” as much as possible when walking to and from school.


Should you have any questions or information about this incident, you may contact the South San Francisco Police Department at 650-877-8900.

Posted by: Diane Verdin Published:3/10/17
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