Tuesday, March 27, 2012
A second alleged attempted abduction is still under investigation, according to an assistant precinct commander; some parents and residents along the corridor still have concerns about children's safety.
A girl who told police last month that a man attempted to abduct her on N. Hairston Road as she walked to school with two other girls gave a false report, an assistant precinct commander with DeKalb County police said Monday night. When a citizen at a public safety meeting at Victory for the World Church mentioned concerns about recently reported child abduction attempts on N. Hairston, Capt. A.J. Andrzejewski, assistant precinct commander in Tucker, who was a panelist at the meeting, said one of the cases was "a false report of a crime," while the second child abduction claim is still under investigation. After the meeting, Patch asked Andrzejewski for more information. He said the girl who made the first claim acknowledged that "she did …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Girls say they were walking to school when man allegedly tried to abduct one of them, AJC and WSB-TV report.
Editor's Note: About a month after this story was reported, Patch learned from a DeKalb County assistant precinct commander that the alleged incident was a false report of a crime. Read the story here. Here is the original story: WSB-TV and the Atlanta Journal Constitution are reporting that a man allegedly tried to abduct an 11-year-old girl as she walked to Stone Mill Elementary in unincorporated Stone Mountain with her sister and another girl. The sisters and the friend were walking on North Hairston Road to school when a man who was walking slowly behind them tried to grab the older sister, the grandmother told the television station. But the girls fought back, including jumping on his back and kicking, and then the man ran off, the …
Monday, September 26, 2011
Enrollment ends Oct.3 for free help at select DeKalb County schools in Stone Mountain.
The deadline to sign up for free tutoring services at five DeKalb County schools in Stone Mountain is Monday, Oct. 3. The Kennedy Learning Group (KLG), an approved Georgia Supplemental Educational Services Provider, tutors eligible Title 1 students in grades K-12 for free in reading, language arts, and math. Contact the school directly to get an application. You may also contact KLG’s marketing manager, Andrea Monceiro: 404-916-6232. The schools and their main phone numbers are: