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Incident Report for Case #2018-360464

Incident Type

Suspicious Person

Incident Date

09/14/2018 - 4:26 PM


E. Dayton St. (near N. Fifth St.)


Male, Hispanic, around 40, wearing a red hat and driving a green van.


 A 16-year-old East High student had contact with a suspicious man in a green van while walking home from school last Friday afternoon. The girl said the driver pulled up next to her as she walked on E. Dayton St. near N. Fifth St. He wanted to know if school had been let out, and asked for her name. He then wanted her phone number. The student kept walking. A short time later she said the van reappeared as the driver continued to call out to her. She got home safely and contacted a parent.

Released 09/18/2018 at 11:12 AM by PIO Joel Despain

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.