EUGENE, Ore. - A suspicious man offered students a ride home from school Wednesday afternoon, Eugene Police said.
"Police received a call from a concerned parent of a middle-school aged child who reported a suspicious man had been asking students if they needed a ride home. The youth reported that he saw no students accept the offer," Eugene Police said Thursday. "This incident is located within a half-mile of Arts & Technology Academy. The man had been located by Westmoreland Park on the east side of Bi-Mart in a grey station-wagon type vehicle."
The man was described as a white male in his 20s or 30s with short curly brown hair and no facial hair.
He was last seen wearing an all-black sweatsuit.
Police responded to the area after receiving the call from the concerned parent but were unable to locate the man.
"The youth and his parent are commended for bringing this circumstance to attention," police said.
Investigators ask anyone with information related to the incident to call (541) 682-5111.
Eugene Police offered these general personal safety tips: