Shrewsbury Police investigating report of ‘suspicious man’

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Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department released this statement this afternoon:

On Wednesday February 14, 2018 at approximately 6:02 p.m. the Shrewsbury Police took a report of a suspicious incident that had occurred in the vicinity of Flamingo Circle in Shrewsbury. A 12-year-old male reported that at approximately 5:30 p.m. he was standing at Oriole Circle and Flamingo Circle when a vehicle described as a plain white van with black rims drove by and slowed down. The male became nervous and ran to his house a short distance away on Flamingo Circle. The male then states the van parked a short distance away from his house and a passenger got out and started running towards his house and him. The 12-year-old male ran into his house and hid. There was no further contact made with suspicious person or vehicle. Also no further description of the suspicious vehicle or person was attained.

The Shrewsbury Police will continue to investigate and will increase police presence in the area. Any further information on the incident please contact Officer Alicia Brownell who is investigating the incident at 508-845-4681.