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Stranger Danger incidents in Findlay; Police say talk to your children

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Another report in a different city.

Findlay police are investigating reports of suspicious activity after people were approached by a strange car.

"Its a huge concern," Heidi Kiffmeyer said.  "You don't expect anything like that to happen in Findlay."

Police say several people have been approached by a car.  The driver either asked them to follow him, get in the car, or look at his dog.

In fact, from April 28 to May 7, four reports of suspicious activity have come in the police department.

Investigators say the people being approached range in age from small children through teenagers to older adults.

Still, area parents are on high alert.

"I told them, you're in the house until they find someone," Toby Napier, a local parent said.  "You never know.  I could turn my head for a second and they could be gone."

Investigators say all the cases are related.  Friday police say they located and stopped a vehicle matching the description.  Two men, a woman and a dog were inside, but at this point no charges have been filed.

"It's a little more reassuring, but you still never know," Kiffmeyer said.

The Findlay Police Department is reminding parents to speak with their children about being approached by strangers and what actions to take.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Findlay Police Department or the Findlay-Hancock County Crimestoppers at 419-425-TIPS (8477).

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