[Appanoose County] – The Appanoose County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a 12 year old girl being approached by a suspicious male in Moravia on Thursday, June 13th.
At approximately 12:50 p.m. a 12 year old girl reported that she was walking on North Brandon Street in Moravia when a white male driving a black SUV stopped and asked the girl if she needed a ride.
The young girl ran between residential homes and did not speak to the driver. The driver of the SUV left the area without further contact with the child.
The vehicle is described as a “Shiny” black SUV. The driver is described as a white male, 30 years of age, dark colored hair, unshaven, short trimmed beard, larger build, with a scar on the left cheek from the edge of the mouth to the chin area.
The Appanoose County Sheriff’s Office is requesting that anyone with information about the vehicle or driver to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (641) 437-7100.
Parents are also encouraged to speak with the children about appropriate actions when being approached by anyone the child does not know.