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November 20, 2018:

Dear Parents,

The Garden City Police Department informed us of an incident that occurred Monday afternoon where a middle school student walking on Chestnut Street was approached by a male, approximately 25-30 years old, wearing a black baseball cap, black backpack, and riding a black and yellow bicycle.  This person followed the student and asked the student questions.  The student was able to divert the individual and get home safely.  

No one was harmed in the incident.  The Garden City Police Department is continuing its investigation.

We want to inform you of this incident as part of our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all students.  I encourage you to use this notification as an opportunity to review safety rules with your children and remind them to avoid circumstances that increase their vulnerability.  If ever you see anything suspicious you are encouraged to call the Garden City Police Department at 516-465-4100.  Please be assured that we will continue to keep you informed as warranted.

Sincerely,                                                                      

Kusum               

Kusum Sinha, Ed.D.

Superintendent of Schools

 

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November 1, 2018:

Dear Parents,

The Garden City Police Department has informed us of an incident that occurred Wednesday afternoon on Avalon Road in which a gold/beige 4-door sedan, driven by an unknown male, stopped and asked a child if he wanted some candy.  The child had just gotten off the school bus and was walking up the driveway.  The vehicle then slowly left the area south bound on Avalon.  There is no description of the driver.   

No one was harmed in the incident.  The Garden City Police Department is continuing its investigation.

We want to inform you of this incident as part of our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all students.  I encourage you to use this notification as an opportunity to review safety rules with your children and remind them to avoid circumstances that increase their vulnerability.  If ever you see anything suspicious you are encouraged to call the Garden City Police Department at 516-465-4100.  Please be assured that we will continue to keep you informed as warranted.

Sincerely,

Kusum

Kusum Sinha, Ed.D.

Superintendent of Schools