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Mesquite ISD Families on Alert

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    Families were reminded to encourage children to walk in groups and be alert to any suspicious individuals in the area. (File Photo)

    Students and families of Mesquite ISD are on alert after a man attempted to lure a student into a secluded space Thursday.

    Officials said a Wilkinson Middle school student was approached by a man who tried to lure the student to go to a vacant house or alley with him. The incident near the intersection of Northridge and Highland between 3:25 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. on Thursday afternoon.

    Families of Wilkinson Middle School, Tisinger and Hanby elementary schools were notified by a phone message on Friday morning.

    In that message, families were warned to remind children about stranger danger and to be alert of any suspicious individuals.

    The man was described as a white male between the ages of 17 and 20 years old, at 5'7"-5'8", has a slender build and short hair, according to school district officials.

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