Deputies investigating after girl approached on her way to Slidell bus stop

SLIDELL, LA (WVUE) - St. Tammany Sheriff's investigators interviewed a 16-year-old high school student and her family after the girl reported that a man stopped to offer her a ride as she was walking to her bus stop Wednesday morning.

The girl said she was on Palmetto Street at about 6:30 a.m. when the incident occurred.

The man is described by the girl as a white male in his 30s driving a small, teal green pickup truck. The girl reported that when she refused his offer of a ride, he drove away. The girl was alone at the time.

The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information that may be useful to the investigation to call Detective Scott Davis at (985) 276-1320.

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