UPDATE: "I would've come unglued," said Mark Crowder, a parent of a Tarkanian Middle School student. "That's just how I am. I'm very protective of my children."
According to a letter sent home to the parents of students at Tarkanian Middle School, there was an attempted kidnapping on Tuesday.
The letter says that a student got off a bus on March 1 and was walking home when the man began chasing the student.
Parents from Tarkanian MS got this letter sent home, saying a student was nearly abducted walking home from school! pic.twitter.com/OWjlj5Zqnt
— Marissa Kynaston (@marissaktnv) March 3, 2016
The student was able to get away and arrived home safely.
Parents called the police and the school sent out a letter with safety tips for students.
The incident is currently under investigation.
Tarkanian Middle School is located near South Jones Boulevard and West Silverado Ranch Boulevard in the Southern Highlands area.