Lake Travis ISD sends out alert about man trying to lure student


LAKEWAY, Texas (KXAN) — The Lakeway Police Department is increasing patrols in one of its neighborhoods after a report was made about a man trying to lure a child into his truck last week.

The Lakeway Police Department says the incident happened on Friday, April 15 near the Ridge at Alta Vista neighborhood. The Lakeway Elementary School student said she was dropped off by the school bus in her neighborhood when a man gestured to her to get into his pick-up truck. Based on the student’s account of the incident, there was no physical interaction between the student and the stranger.

The man in the truck was described as a white man between the ages of 35-40. He had brown hair and slightly tanned skin. He was last seen driving a white quad­-cab pick-up truck, possibly a Ford F­150.

Lake Travis Independent School District notified parents of the incident on Monday evening. Police say the extra patrols will be stationed in the neighborhood during student drop-off times.

If you have any information regarding this case, you are asked to contact the Lakeway Police Department at 512-­314-­7594.

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