April 23, 2008 – Last Friday, a 13-year-old boy was approached by an unknown man of Hispanic descent driving purple/green colored minivan while he was walking home from school. The boy had missed his school bus and was in the area of Peabody Road in Poinciana when the incident occured. The man asked the boy if he wanted a ride and when he refused, the man insisted he get in the vehicle. The boy did not get in but hid in the bushes and then ran home. The man is described as dark skinned with short black hair, wearing a navy blue hat and shirt and blue jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at 407.348.2222 or Crimeline at 800.423.TIPS.