MADISON, NJ - In an announcement to parents and families, Madison Superintendent Mark Schwarz said that Wednesday's luring incident was a misunderstanding.
"I was just informed by Chief Dachison of the MPD that Wednesday's luring incident proved to be a misunderstanding", said Schwarz. "The driver of the vehicle was positively identified as a family friend that was not recognized at the event due to the PPE that he was wearing and the fact that the student did not recognize his vehicle".
"While this incident appears to have been a false alarm, we commend the students, families and police officers involved for their proactive response to the incident", he said.
Schwarz reinforced the importance of walking in groups, not talking to strangers or those who kids don't know and reporting any suspicious activity to police and school officials.
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