CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) 25 years ago, we tackled a tough subject for parents.
How do you teach your kids not to talk to strangers?
And, sadly, it is still an issue, now that those kids have grown up to have kids of their own.
In February of 1993, we asked parents if we could put their kids to the test.
We sent two of our station employees into the field to see if they could talk the kids into leaving public areas with them.
But our “strangers” didn’t come across like bad people. They were nice.
And parents were shocked at the results.
Here is one of those reports.