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Stranger Danger Incident Reported in West Des Moines

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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — West Des Moines police are going to be paying extra attention to students being picked up from school Thursday afternoon.

During the morning, a 12-year-old reported walking to school in the 1300 block of Grand Avenue when a man driving an older model white jeep stopped and offered the girl a ride.

Police say the girl yelled “no”, ran to school and reported the incident to staff.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call police or Polk County Crime Stoppers at (515) 223-1400.