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Mayfield Heights police investigating possible attempted abduction near elementary school

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Posted at 5:02 PM, Aug 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-28 17:02:46-04

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — Mayfield Heights police are investigating a possible attempted abduction near an elementary school.

Police received a call at 3 p.m. on Monday from a parent of a child at Lander Elementary School.

The parent told police that her daughter and two friends were walking home from school, when a car with an older woman stopped.

The woman asked them if they were lost and needed a ride, according to police.

Police stated that the girls said nothing and continued walking towards home while the car continued on its way.

Officers spoke with all of the girls and their parents.

Police searched the area but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Since Tuesday, police have provided extra patrols in the area as a precaution.

Officers are still attempting to locate the vehicle and speak with the woman.