Students Approached By Stranger in Windsor

Windsor police have increased patrols after two instances in which a man approached middle school students who were walking two and from school.

A student reported being approached by a man around 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday in the area of Salem Circle. The student described the man as being approximately 40 years old, with gray facial hair and wearing glasses.

On Wednesday, a man in a white van with a ladder on top approached two students as they walked home from school in the area of Capen and Preston Streets around 3 p.m. The man in that incident was described as 30-40 years old with thinning hair and wearing glasses.

It is not clear if the incidents are related, police said.

Officers have increased patrols in school areas while they investigate both incidents.

Anyone with information on the incidents is asked to call the Windsor Police Department at 860-688-5273.

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