ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Police Department said it is investigating after a suspicious man approached two Boone High School students Tuesday.
In the first incident, police said a man stopped and asked a student if she could provide directions to the school.
Police said when the student approached the vehicle, she noticed the man was masturbating.
In another incident, a 14-year-old girl was walking home from the high school near Delaney Street and Harding Street when a man in his 40s asked her twice for directions, which made her feel uncomfortable.
Police said he then asked the student to come with him, but she quickly walked away.
The student said the man was driving a white pickup truck.
At this time, police said they are not sure if the cases are related. In the meantime, police are encouraging students to walk in pairs or groups because there is safety in numbers.
The Orange County Public Schools released a statement on the incidents:
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