INDIANAPOLIS - Police in Pike Township increased patrols after a report of attempted child abduction Thursday morning.
Officials with the Metropolitan School District of Pike Township sent an alert to parents after a student reported that a man standing near a parked car threatened to abduct a child.
The reported incident happened in the Bayswater subdivision off 46th Street, just west of Interstate 465, around 7:30 a.m.
The district said Pike Township police were investigating and will be patrolling the area before and after school.
All Pike Township bus drivers were notified and asked to keep an eye out for suspicious activity.
Authorities requested that all parents talk to their kids about the importance of not speaking to strangers and reporting suspicious behavior.
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