SPRING LAKE, MI (WHTC) -- An incident Monday afternoon caused alarm for parents in Spring Lake. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that they received a call from a parent that a man had approached some young girls on their way home from the school bus stop. Sergeant Valerie Weiss said that the man asked them if they wanted a ride because it was cold. The children said no and then he asked if they wanted candy. The man drove off without incident. Weiss said they have identified the man. His name is not being released as no charges are being brought against him. The Sheriff’s Office worked in coordination with Spring Lake Schools during the investigation. Parents are asked to talk with their children about stranger danger and to report any suspicious vehicles or persons to the Sheriff’s Office.
Story by: Diane E Coston