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Portland schools on alert after report of man approaching students

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PORTLAND, CT (WFSB) -

Students and parents in Portland can expect a greater police presence among school buses at dismissal time.

The superintendent's office said it comes after the report of a man approached several middle school and high school students Monday afternoon.

It happened in the area of Stonegate Drive.

Superintendent Philip O'Reilly wrote a letter to parents that said a parent of one of the students contacted police, who then investigated. However, nothing was found.

The superintendent said there was no physical altercation and there was no threat of an altercation.

The man was described as being in his 40s or 50s and drove a silver or gray sedan.

In addition to the added police presence, the DATTCO bus company instructed its drivers to be extra attentive on Tuesday afternoon.

O'Reilly wrote that everything was precautionary and that if any other information comes out, he'll send out another message.

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