BROOKLYN, Ill. (KSDK) - Brooklyn, Ill. police say a suspicious man attempted to get a child inside his taxi cab Monday afternoon.
Around 8 a.m. Wednesday police received a phone call from someone who said a Love Joy student was followed home from school on Tuesday. The child was walking back to school around 3:20 p.m. for sports practice when a Caucasian man driving a green four-door Ford Crown Victoria rolled up to her and started asking her questions. Police have confirmed that car was a taxi cab.
The girl said the driver was trying to get her inside his vehicle. When another group of kids appeared nearby, the girl says the man drove off, headed toward the area of Venice and Madison.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call St. Clair County Dispatch for Brooklyn investigators at 618-277-3505.