Suspicious behavior-Humboldt Elementary School

 December 9, 2015
Dear Parents,
As a precautionary measure, the St. Joseph School District would like to inform you
of suspicious behavior reported from a middle school student who was approached
as she was walking near Humboldt Elementary School yesterday afternoon after
An unidentified man offered to give her a ride, which made her uncomfortable. The
student ran to a safe place at Humboldt School and promptly informed staff
members and police were notified.
The man was driving a Grey/blue ford pickup, has a chubby build, dirty blond hair
and is approximately in his mid 30’s. He was travelling west on Cherry between
Dewey and Main.
We join the police in urging all students and their families to take precautions while
away from home and particularly while traveling to and from school. All students
are encouraged to not walk or wait alone while en route to school or at the bus stop.
The police are asking residents to report any suspicious activities to their attention by
calling 271-4777. Students at school with information to report or with concerns
regarding this incident should contact any school administrator or counselor.
Our school district will be working closely with the police to assure the safety of our
Jaimee Lawrence
Humboldt Elementary School
925 Felix Street St. Joseph, Missouri 64501 816-671-4000