Parents of students at Central Middle School are being warned by Victoria police after a student had an encounter with a potentially suspicious vehicle on their way to school.
Officers were called to the school at 1280 Fort Street after a student reported to their teacher they had encountered the vehicle, according to police. The student said they felt like they were being followed by a white panel van in the Fernwood/North Park area at around 8:45 a.m.
School staff have warned parents out of an abundance of caution after a student at Central Middle School reported being followed by a suspicious white panel van on the way to school in the Fernwood area this morning. No injuries & the driver didn’t speak w the student. #yyj
— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) May 4, 2021
Police say the student changed their route to school and used a footpath that vehicles can’t go on. The student spoke with their teacher once they got to school.
The teacher told the school principal about the incident and now the school community is being warned, according to police.
Police say no one was injured and the driver didn’t talk to the student. They say the student made the best decisions for the scenario.
Police are asking members of the public who have information to call the VicPD Report Desk at (250) 995-7654 extension 1.
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