(Festus) In a press release sent out by the Festus School District Wednesday night, one of its students, who was running after school Wednesday afternoon, was approached by a suspicious man near Sunset Park.

Festus schools Communications Coordinator Kevin Pope has the details.

Pope says they are encouraging their after school runners to never run alone.

Festus Police are investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the suspicious man can call Festus Police at 636-937-5184.