Rockford Scanner™: Police Want to Talk To A Suspect Who Attempted To Pickup Schoolgirls This Morning


Suspicious Vehicle Near Elementary School

Janesville: On 10/15/18 at 8:00 AM, four female elementary students from Van Buren School reported that an unidentified stranger had made verbal contact with them, from a passing vehicle, and had asked them if they needed a ride to school.

All four girls were walking west to school near the intersection of W. State St. and S. Oakhill Av. The four girls reported that they ran to an adult crossing guard, just south of this intersection, and reported the incident to school authorities.

School administration and police have contacted the girl’s parents.

The male was described:
M/W, dark hair, shadowed beard, late 20’s to mid-30’s, driving a dark colored gray or blue SUV. The vehicle left traveling west after the girls ran away.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to use P3 tips or call the Janesville Police non-emergency number at 757-2244.