The superintendent of Somerset schools sent out an urgent call to parents this morning regarding what appeared to be a potential abduction of a high school student from a bus stop in Somerset.

UPDATE:

3:30 p.m. - 

After an investigation done by the Somerset PD and the Somerset school department, the incident this morning was ruled to be a total fabrication. See the details below:

After a joint investigation between the Somerset Detectives and the Somerset School Department it has been determined...

Posted by Somerset Police Department on Thursday, September 24, 2015

 

11:30 a.m. - 

Somerset Police Department has released additional information on this morning's incident involving a suspicious male in a tan Toyota Camry and a high school student. According to the witness' report,  a man approached her asking if she needed a ride. When she declined, he got back in his car and drove off and she reports not feeling threatened by the man. See the full statement from the Somerset PD below.

At about 7:10 this morning a white male driving a tan Toyota Camry (1997-1999 vintage) approached a student waiting at a...

Posted by Somerset Police Department on Thursday, September 24, 2015

Original story:

8:45 a.m.. - The suspect reportedly was in his 30's and operating a tan Toyota Camry. Further reports issued by the Somerset Police Department state that the incident is no longer considered an attempted abduction but instead a "suspicious person".

We will keep you updated as we learn more.

For those of you who received a phone notification from the school department regarding an attempted abduction today at... Posted by Somerset Police Department on Thursday, September 24, 2015