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Police investigate suspicious incident outside Springfield school

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Springfield police are investigating a report of a suspicious man at the Riverside Middle School.

In an email to parents -- school officials said -- Thursday afternoon a middle school student was sitting in front of the gym when she was approached by a man who tried to find out where she lived and her phone number. He then said he was going to her home.

Police say the student got scared and fled. The man allegedly tried to force his way into the locker room where she was hiding.

The suspect was dressed in black with short brown hair and scars on his face. Police say he was driving an older model brown or tan sedan.

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