Close calls like this are too close for comfort. They're also illegal.

Police in Ocean Township. Ocean County are trying to locate the car and/or driver that passed a stopped school bus, almost hitting two people. It appears that a young child and another person were walking past the front of the bus when the car came between the bus and the curb.

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The incident happened Friday morning at 8:30 am on Barnegat Beach Drive in Waretown. Police say the car "was traveling west out of the residential neighborhood towards Route 9."

Ocean Township Police Department
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Police have provided the accompanying photos and say the car is believed to be "a Subaru Forrester with a 'ReClam the Bay - RCTB' sticker affixed to it."

Police have stepped up their efforts to find the driver. If you can help, you're encouraged to call 609-693-4007. You can also email the police officer in charge of the case at MRogalski@twpoceannj.gov. Finally, you can also send the Ocean Police Department a direct message on Facebook.

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SOURCE: Ocean Township Police Department.

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