'Suspicious' man, woman offered children candy from car, deputies say
Incident occurred Monday at Bridge Prep Academy of Osceola
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – Deputies are searching for two suspects involved in a "suspicious incident" involving children near a charter school in Osceola County.
The incident occurred Monday around 3:15 p.m. at the Bridge Prep Academy of Osceola at 4851 Koa Street. Authorities said they met with two boys, ages 12 and 13, who said they were approached by two people in a black Toyota Camry while standing near the school's bicycle rack.
Deputies said the boys told them the car came to them with its windows rolled down. Through the open windows, the boys could see a man driving the car and a woman in the passenger seat, authorities said.
According to a news release, the woman called the children closer and offered them candy. The release states that when the children refused, the car drove off west on Koa Street, where it was last seen.
Authorities are asking for the public's help identifying the man and woman. Deputies said the man is in his early 20s and was last seen wearing a white shirt. They said the woman is also in her early 20s with brown eyes and black hair.
Investigators are asking anyone with information to call the Osceola County Sheriff's Office at 407-348-2222.
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