Alleghany Co. Sheriff’s Office issues warning for parents

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ALLEGHANY COUNTY (WSLS10)– The Alleghany County Sheriff’s Office issues a warning to parents after a man is spotted following a school bus with a weapon in hand.

The following alert was sent out to parents:

“This afternoon at the Mallow Church bus stop (bus 23), the bus driver observed a young male in a dark blue, older model Ford Explorer brandishing a weapon. The vehicle followed the bus for a short time before turning around.

The sheriff’s office was called and responded immediately. The sheriff’s office is currently investigating the incident and will be providing additional patrols in the area.

Please be assured the safety of our students is our number one priority. Please contact the sheriff’s office if you have any information.”

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