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Akron PD: Girl, 9, says men tried to lure her

Posted at 8:18 PM, Mar 16, 2016

A third grader told police two men tried to lure her away while she was walking home from school on Wednesday. 

According to Akron police, a 9-year-old girl in the third grade told them she was on her regular walk home from Pfeiffer Elementary School on 9th Street Southwest when she was approached by two white men who were in an old white pick-up truck. 

The girl told police the driver looked like a 'grandpa' with a white beard and glasses. 

She said she ran back to school to report the incident to officials. Police said the principal spoke with Akron PD and the girl's family. The girl's family did eventually pick her up from the school after the attempting luring.