Man Approached Little League Players, Touched Self in Hartford Park: Cops

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    Police said Scott Weiner, 50, of Hartford, approached Little League players and touched himself.

    Hartford police have arrested Scott Weiner,  50, of Hartford, who is accused of approaching members of a Little League team at Colt Park last night and touching himself in front of them.

    Police responded to Colt Park in Hartford just before 6 p.m. after a parent reported that a man who was walking two dogs approached children and asked them inappropriate questions, according to the incident report.

    Police detained Weiner.

    The coach of the baseball team said Weiner had walked up to his team members and stroked himself in a sexual manner.

    The coach told Weiner to leave the park and get away from the children and sent the children to the outfield to get away from Weiner, according to the police incident report.

    The coach also another team had sent out a warning about the man prior.

    They sent out a warning about a man who used two dogs to lure children from their parents, the coach told police.

    When police spoke with the victims and their families, the mother of one player said she did not know Weiner, who had approached her son and made inappropriate comments.

    Two male players said Weiner had approached them and knew personal information about them.
    Weiner was charged with risk of injury to children and breach of peace.

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