Police & Fire

Woodland Park Police Investigate Possible Luring Incident


WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Police Department is currently investigating a possible attempted luring of a 9-year-old child that occurred in the area of Maple Avenue between Mount Pleasant Avenue and Route 80.

According to Police Chief Anthony Galietti, the incident occurred at approximately 7:50 a.m. this morning.

 "The only information we have is that a white van stopped at the driveway of the victim's residence and a male asked the child to 'come here, come here,'" Galietti said.

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Detective Lt. John Uzzalino added that police will have extra patrols during the school district's morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up time periods.

Police are asking everyone to be vigilant and to forward any information to the Woodland Park Police Detective Bureau at 973-345-8115 or detectives@wpnj.com.  

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