UPDATED 12:48 p.m.
Sioux Falls police have released the license plate of the black SUV that asked to pickup three middle school girls on Thursday.
The license plate is Iowa 904ZCE, registered for a black 2006 Jeep Commander. According to police, the vehicle is a reported stolen from Sioux City Iowa.
Authorites also said a teacher at Patrick Henry Middle School witnessed the incident.
The Sioux Falls School District sent out a safety reminder to parents after an incident Thursday night near 26th Street and Cliff Avenue.
According to an email sent to parents, three middle school girls were approached by a Hispanic man in a smaller black SUV who asked if they wanted a ride. The girls said no and were not harmed. They passed along a description to police, who are searching for the vehicle and driver.
Sioux Falls police will continue to investigate the situation.
The Sioux Falls School District said it’s a good reminder for students to tell adults anytime they feel unsafe and remember the motto: “See Something, Say Something.”