Windsor Locks

Suspicious Man in Van Approached Child in Windsor Locks: Police

Windsor Locks police are investigating after receiving a report of a man in a van approaching a child this morning and asking the child to get into the vehicle.

Police said the Pine Meadow School student was walking south on Center Street when a man in a white contractor van approached just after 9 a.m., rolled down the passenger window and asked the child to get in.

The child ran to Pine Meadow and the driver kept going north on Center Street then took a right onto Grove Street, according to police.

The man who was in the van is thin, appears to be between 25 and 40 and has scruffy facial hair, according to police.

He was wearing a blue “beanie” hat and a dark hooded sweatshirt.

The vehicle was an older model “beat up” van with rust spots and a white license plate, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Windsor Locks Police Department at 860-627-1461.

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