A 36-year-old woman reported a suspicious person to Police after an unknown man called her eight year old daughter to get in his truck on the 4100 block of Violet Road Sunday afternoon.
The 36-year-old woman told Police her eight year old daughter came inside the house and told the 36-year-old woman that a stranger in a truck tried to get the girl to come over to his vehicle. The 36-year-old woman told Police that her eight year old daughter played in the back yard of their home when the man in the truck called out to the eight year old girl. The 36-year-old woman told Officers her daughter did not recognize the man, so she ran inside to tell the 36-year-old woman. The 36-year-old woman told Officers she looked outside and saw the man in the truck, but did not know the man. The 36-year-old woman described the man to Officers as a Hispanic male with a full beard, about 40 years of age and wore a cap. The 36-year-old woman described the vehicle to Officers as a tan Ford F-150 which drove in front of her house, then left the area. There were no injuries or property damage reported.
Officers searched the area, but did not locate the suspect. Police would like help from the public to report any unusual activity in the neighborhood and encourage the community to call 886-2600 to report activity such as this event. Police believe the eight year old girl in this event did the correct action by immediately notifying an adult she trusts, and the 36-year-old woman did the correct action by gaining a description of the strange person and reporting to Police immediately. Police encourage members of the public to participate in Neighbors On Watch and may call 886-2568 to learn about participation in a Neighbors On Watch program near them. Police greatly encourage participation in Nextdoor.com which is a social media version of Neighbors On Watch. Search the site CrimeReports.com to learn about reported criminal activity in your neighborhood.