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9-year-old girl was approached by 2 men in vehicle, police say

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While walking home from Madison Elementary School, a vehicle approached a 9-year-old girl between 2:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Friday, asking if she wanted candy and needed a ride, the St. Cloud Police reported.

The girl ran off toward her friends after being approached, the report stated.

Police said the girl’s friends witnessed the event.

According to a St. Cloud Police Department press release, the car was reported to be loud and rusty, possibly grey in color.

Police were told two adult men were in the vehicle. The driver had a hairstyle similar to a mohawk, the report said.

School Resource Officers are working with school officials about the incident, while extra patrols have been assigned. The police department said they haven’t received similar reports.

The intent of the driver and passenger is unknown at this time, police said.

Anyone with information about this event is asked to call the St. Cloud Police Department.

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