Officials urge awareness after elementary students approached by strangers in Auburn

Police in Auburn are boosting patrols around local schools after receiving reports of men approaching elementary school children.

Families with students at the Casey Park Elementary School are being asked to report any suspicious incidents where stranger approach them before or after school following a string of recent incidents.

The incidents allegedly involve individuals in vehicles driving up to the students, as they’re walking up to or leaving the school. According to Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo, there have been two separate incidents.

The Auburn Police Department is working with the district on the investigation.

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