The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police was notified of a case similar in nature to those that have taken place in the past week: a man tried to lure a young girl into his car in Skipasund in Reykjavík, close to Langholtsskóli elementary school.
Icelandic police officers. Copyright: Icelandic Photo Agency.
The last such incident, where two men tried to lure a boy into his car in Kópavogur with the promise of candy, was reported on Monday, Fréttabladid reports.
The board of the National Parents’ Association of Iceland (Heimili og skóli) issued a statement yesterday, iterating that parents should talk candidly with their children about such risks but without instilling fear.
Click here to read more about Monday’s case and other recent incidents like these.