Naperville Police Investigate Suspicious Incident

(Updated 12/13/2017: The original release should have stated that an 11-year-old male was approached.)

On Tuesday, December 12, at approximately 3:20 p.m. Naperville Police Department officers responded to the 2700 block of Showplace Drive for the report of a suspicious incident that had just occurred. It was determined that an 11-year-old male, was approached by a maroon mini-van driven by a male white, who asked the child if he needed a ride. The child fled the scene and police were notified, but were unable to locate the offender.

The offender is described as follows:

Male white, approximately 60 years old, with a long black beard, wearing a red North Face jacket.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Naperville Police Department at (630) 420-6666 and ask for the Investigations Division.

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