'Stranger danger' incident reported near Kalihi middle school

'Stranger danger' incident reported near Kalihi middle school

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A female student at Kalakaua Middle School in Kalihi says two men tried to force her into a black van on Tuesday afternoon, according to the state Department of Education.

The incident, which happened at around 3 p.m., was reported to the Honolulu Police Department. The student was able to escape without incident.

Investigators believe another incident involving a black van may have happened earlier in the day.

School officials sent a letter home to parents on Wednesday, asking them to reinforce certain safety measures with their children.

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