INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies are conducting extra patrols in an Independence Township neighborhood following a reported case of stranger danger.

At around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, a 13-year-old Clarkston girl, who’s a student Sashabaw Middle School, said she was walking in the area of Pine Knob Trail and Pine Knob Lane when an unknown man approached in a vehicle, rolled down his window and told her to get in the car.

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When the girl refused, she said, the man turned his car around and began to follow her.  After she ran and hid behind a parked vehicle, the man drove off without further incident.

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The teen then went to a friend’s house and called her mother who reported the incident to police Wednesday morning.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s with short black hair. The vehicle he was driving was a small, four-door silver car — possibly a Chrysler.

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Anyone with information about this incident should call Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Independence Twp. Substation at 248-620-4970.