On April 3, 2017, a student walking home from the high school on Cedar Road was approached by two men in a white unmarked van. The men waved the student over to the van at the intersection of Cedar Road with Meadowrue Lane. The student ignored the hand signal and continued to walk home. She was not followed and got home safely.
The driver of the van is described as white, in his 50’s, heavy set, with a long grey beard. The passenger is described as a thin white male in his early 40’s with short dark hair. The vehicle was a plain white box-type van with no lettering.
This incident was reported to the police in both the 2nd and 4th Precincts. If you see anything suspicious or unusual, please don’t hesitate to report it directly to the police. The police are investigating, and Commack Security are on alert and are also patrolling the District.
It is important to review safety practices with your children, so they will know how to respond should they be put in an uncomfortable situation. We have compiled some helpful tips, which can be found on this page.