Suspicious bus stop incident in Farmington Hills investigated

By: Mark Vest | Farmington Press | Published December 14, 2023

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FARMINGTON HILLS — According to a press release, the Farmington Hills Police Department is investigating a delayed report of a suspicious incident at a bus stop that occurred on Monday, Dec. 4, between 3 and 3:05 p.m.

According to the complainant, a 16-year-old student was approached by a stranger in a vehicle near a school bus stop in a subdivision located near the southwest corner of 12 Mile and Inkster roads.

As the child walked away from the bus stop, located at the corner of 12 Mile Road and Herndonwood Drive, a female driver reportedly pulled alongside the student and stated, “I’m one of your neighbors. Do you want a ride home?”

When the student declined the ride, the unknown woman drove off, the release states.

The suspect was described as possibly being a Hispanic woman, with no further information about her appearance provided.

The make and model of the vehicle the suspect was driving was reported to be unknown. However, it was described as a dark gray sport utility vehicle.

“Detectives are actively investigating this incident,” the release states. “The Farmington Hills Police Department has increased patrols at all bus stops and is working cooperatively with the Farmington Public School District to address safety concerns.”

Anyone with information can  contact the Farmington Hills Police Department Command Desk at (248) 871-2610.