Police: Mt. Lebanon Child Luring Incident ‘Cleared And Resolved’

MOUNT LEBANON (KDKA) — Police in Mount Lebanon have released new details about an alleged child luring incident near Foster Elementary School.

According to police, the situation has been “cleared and resolved.”

A boy told police that as he was waiting to be picked up Thursday when a man stopped his minivan in front of the school near the tennis courts.

Police say that man, who is a police officer outside of Mount Lebanon, saw the luring alerts and contacted them about the incident.

Investigators say he told them he had pulled his van over to “address an issue with his own family who were in the vehicle at the time.”

He also told police he wasn’t even aware the boy who reported the incident was standing in the grass at the time.

In a statement on Facebook, Mount Lebanon Police go on to say:

“We are happy to report this resolution as well as recognize that the reporting juvenile took the right actions by telling a parent or guardian when something made them feel uncomfortable. Thank you all for your assistance in helping keep Mt. Lebanon safe!”

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