This message was sent to KGVO News from Captain Bill Burt with the Missoula County Sheriff’s Office

Two incidents involving high school students who were approached by a strange male at a bus stop along Highway 12 were reported to the Missoula County Sherriff’s Department and school staff on the afternoon of Thursday, March 12, 2015.

The two incidents involved a white male in his mid-twenties with dirty blonde or brown chin-length hair. The man was driving a bluish-gray Pontiac sedan (Possibly a G-6) with blue Montana plates possibly starting with the number 3.

This man tried to attract the attention of different students on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons this week at the same bus stop along Highway 12. On Thursday's occasion, when the student approached the car, the man exposed himself and offered a proposition the student.

We are alerting all parents tonight that this individual is in the Missoula area so that you can speak with your children and plan accordingly for your child’s bus transportation on Friday, March 13, 2015.

If you witness a man that fits this description, please call 911 immediately.  The Missoula County Sheriff's Office will have extra patrols in the area throughout the day focusing on bus pick-up and drop-off times.

School staff including crossing guards and playground aides will be alerted with this information along with bus drivers who work for Beach Transportation.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact your school directly or the district main office at 728-2400.