'Suspicous incident' turns out to be simple mistake, police said

'Suspicous incident' turns out to be simple mistake, police said

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LOWER BURRELL, Pa. — Police in Lower Burrell said a "suspicious incident" where a man pulled up to a student while he was driving a van and said the girl could get in was a simple mistake.

Investigators said the man was a ride share driver that mistakenly identified the teen as his customer.

Police in Lower Burrell are investigating a "suspicious incident" where an older man allegedly pulled alongside a middle school student, opened the sliding door and said "you can get in anyways."

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The man was described as balding with gray hair driving a dark gray or black mini-van in the area of Claremont Drive in Lower Burrell.

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There were other students who apparently witnessed the encounter, police said.

********Update******** Through the course of the investigation the male driver and vehicle have been properly...

Posted by Lower Burrell Police Department on Friday, December 6, 2019