This message is to inform you that on Wednesday, January 27 at 3:40 p.m., a 10th grade female high school student was walking home on Hunter Avenue where she was approached by two African American males in a white van. The men asked for her backpack, which she gave them, and then ran home. The Suffolk County Police Department has been notified and the student is safe.

As always, the safety of our students is the district’s top priority. We encourage all parents to review safety protocols with their children and remind them to report any suspicious behavior to a trusted adult immediately.