Children Report Man Tried To Grab Them, Parents Warned


UPDATED: Thursday February 14, 2013 7:02 AM

Columbus police are warning parents after two boys say a man tried to grab them as they walked from school.

The 9-year-old and 13-year-old said it happened Tuesday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. on Sharon Woods Blvd. near Schrock Rd.

They told their mother that a strange man approached them and grabbed the 9-year-old’s backpack.

Neither of the boys was hurt in the incident.

Columbus City Schools are expected to send a letter home with students in the area informing parents about the incident.

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