Child Reports Being Approached By Driver in Putnam

A child reported being approached by a driver in Putnam on Tuesday evening and police are asking anyone who witnesses anything to come forward.

Police said a child was walking in the area of Frank and Centennial streets around 3 p.m. when a driver stopped and said something to the effect of “get in the car.”

The child ran away from the area and the vehicle, described as a “newer” silver sedan. turned down Centennial Street.

It had a tinted rear windshield and a roof rack. It’s not clear what the make and model of the car are.

The child was able to provide limited information about the driver, who was described as a man with short gray/brown hair, a bald patch and no facial hair.

Anyone who witnessed this incident, has information or surveillance video of this area is asked to call Detective Donna Brown of the Putnam Police Department at 860-928-6565.

Anonymous tips can be left at 860-963-0000 or through the police department website, www.putnampolice.com.

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