Suspicious man targets children (4/15/10)

April 15, 2010

Police are trying to identify a suspicious man who has been spotted in town. On April 1, police said, the man was reportedly “watching children” near the tennis courts and pool in the Southridge development. On April 5, it was reported that a man jumped out of the bushes at two elementary school girls on the bike path near Old Stage Road. Later that day, he was seen on Metcalf Road riding a bicycle, according to police reports.

The man is described as “older with a graying beard and straggly hair,” according to the report. He may have glasses and be wearing a Boston Red Sox hat, dark shirt or sweater and possibly riding a bicycle.

Anyone with information should contact police at 878-6611.