The Grand Rapids Police are asking parents and neighbors to be on the watch for a suspicious van that is approaching children.

FOX 17 reports that Wednesday morning a man driving an old, "rusty" white van was seen trying to talk to kids walking to school. This happened sometime between 7:30-8a near Burton & Buchanan.

No kids were harmed.

The GRPD is asking for tips to help identifying the suspect who is described as a white male in his 50's. If you see anything suspicious or anything matching the descriptions please contact the Silent Observer at 616-774-2345. You can also drop your tips to the GRPD by calling 616-456-3400 or emailing

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