Police: Man approaches, threatens girl walking home from school

Police: Man approaches, threatens girl walking home from school

NORTH CANTON, OH (WOIO) - A North Canton Middle School student told police a man approached her after school and even threatened her.

Police said the girl was walking home from the middle school on Tuesday, April 19 when a middle-aged man driving a white SUV attempted to make contact with her.

She said the man asked her what time it was several times. She ignored him and kept walking, she said.

When the driver yelled at her and made a threatening remark, she said she took off running.

The driver left, police said.

The man is described as a white man, middle-aged to older with a gray mustache, bushy but well-kept. He had a full head of gray hair, wearing a long-sleeve yellow shirt. Police said the vehicle is a small white 4-door SUV.  

Police said if anyone else has encountered a similar incident with a similar suspect, to report the incident as soon as possible to the North Canton Police Department at 330-499-5911.

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