Des Moines parents warned of attempted child enticement

DES MOINES, Iowa-  Two Des Moines principals are warning students about an attempted child enticement near a school.

Channel 13 WHO-TV reports he message was prompted by a report that a Harding Middle School student was approached by a man as she walked near Moulton Elementary School last night.

The suspect was reportedly a dark-skinned man in his 30’s with a nearly shaved head and facial hair.  He was reportedly driving a black Range Rover with dark windows.'

This is the full message sent to parents by principals Joy Linquist and Edward McCulley.

“Dear Harding and Moulton families,

We wanted to make you aware that a man tried to get one of our female middle school students into his car today.  It happened near Moulton Elementary School.  The student reported the encounter to authorities who are investigating.  She gave a detailed description of the car and the man, which we have included below.  If you have any information that might be helpful to police they’ve asked calls go to 515-283-4811.

Car description:Black Range Rover with tinted windowsDescription of the man:Heavyset, early 30s with dark skin, a nearly shaved head and facial hair.

Principals Joy Linquist and Edward McCulleyDes Moines Public Schools


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