MENOMONEE FALLS - The Menomonee Falls School District and police department are cautioning parents after a man attempted to get three young girls into his car while they were at Rotary Park around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 19.
The man, who is at large, was described as a white male, around 50-60 years old, about 6 feet tall and weighing between 160 and 180 pounds. He had a gray or light-colored beard and mustache, short hair, a blue flannel shirt and a white T-shirt underneath. He drove a dark vehicle that was possibly a jeep that had a spare tire on the back. The incident happened on the Fond Du Lac Avenue side of the park.
The three girls, ages 11 and 12, ran away after they were approached by the man.
The Menomonee Falls School District was notified by police early in the morning Monday, March 20, of the situation and a message was sent out to parents who have children in the school district.
"The intent of this communication is to ensure that you as parents are aware of the situation that occurred in our community," the message said. "Please take time to remind your children that should anyone unusual or unknown approach them, they should immediately and quickly leave the situation and contact a trusted individual."
The situation is still under police investigation, and according to Assistant Police Chief Mark Waters, there are no updates in the case.
To report any information that would be useful to the police, contact the Menomonee Falls Police Department at 262-532-8700.