Timely Warning: Report of Man Attempting to Lure Student Into Car

Timely Warning

A Cypress College student has reported that a man attempted to lure her into his vehicle just off campus on Tuesday evening. Here are the details of the incident, as presented to the Cypress College Campus Safety office on Wednesday afternoon.

The man was driving a white, 2-door pickup truck, possibly a Toyota. The victim reported that the driver was white, in his late 30s or 40s, had wrinkles on his forehead and neck, and a 5 o’clock shadow. She also reported that there was a knife of some type on the vehicle’s dashboard. He was described as wearing a dirty dark-blue baseball cap and a dirty orange shirt.

The student called Buena Park police and the suspect drove off when he saw a police car in the area. The incident was reported to have taken place near the Mobil gas station at the intersection of Valley View Street and Lincoln Ave.

Students who observe suspicious activity are asked to call 911 if the incident is of an immediate nature. Cypress College Campus Safety should also be informed. They are available 24/7 by calling (714) 484-7387.