Man Made ‘Inappropriate Comments' to Girl Walking in Vernon: Police

Vernon police are investigating after a man in a car approached a middle school student and made inappropriate comments to her while she walking down the street Friday, according to police.

Police said the girl was walking in the area of Tracy Drive, Vernon Summit Drive and Kenneth Drive around 2:37 p.m. when she was approached by a man driving a black Nissan. The girl reported the man made inappropriate comments to her then drove off. The girl went home and told an adult, who called police.

The girl was not hurt during the incident and the man did not try to get her into the car.

Vernon Public Schools have been informed.

Police have released surveillance footage of the vehicle involved. The man is described as in his mid-20s, with short dark hair. Anyone with information or who may have seen the vehicle in the neighborhood is asked to contact police at 860-872-9126. Information can be given anonymously.

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