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Police investigating after stranger danger incident in Farmington Hills

Posted at 12:41 PM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 15:04:20-04

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (WXYZ) — Farmington Hills police are investigating a stranger danger incident that occurred on June 5.

Police say a suspicious person approached a child at approximately 5:30 p.m. in the area of Rensselaer and Emmett Streets, in a subdivision near Inkster Road between Shiawassee Road and Eight Mile Road.

A child was reportedly walking in the area when a man driving a black sedan, possible a Chevy Impala, stopped and asked the child if they wanted a ride. Police say the child walked away and notified two adults in the area. The man then drove away.

Police say the driver of the vehicle was described as a man in his 50s, wearing glasses, balding with gray hair and a gray goatee and mustache. He was also reportedly speaking broken English.

Detectives have been actively investigating this report and patrol officers have been conducting increased patrols in the area.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or anyone who lives in the area who may have video surveillance footage is asked to contact the Farmington Hills Police Department at 248-871-2610.