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Norwalk Police: Man In Van Offered Juvenile Candy

Norwalk Police said a man in a van approached a juvenile on Wilson Avenue Thursday morning.
Norwalk Police said a man in a van approached a juvenile on Wilson Avenue Thursday morning. Photo Credit: File

NORWALK, Conn. -- A man in a van possibly offered a juvenile candy near Rowayton Elementary School in Norwalk Thursday morning, according to police.

Police said the juvenile reported that they were walking on Wilson Avenue near Rowayton Elementary School at 9 a.m. Thursday when a dirty dark blue van with a loud muffler stopped nearby. The operator, who was described as a man in his 50s with a beard, waved at the juvenile and possibly offered the juvenile candy, police said.

The juvenile immediately fled the scene and reported the incident. Additional patrols have been assigned to the area.

The Special Victim Unit asks that anyone with information call them at (203) 854-3042.

Anonymous tips can also be left by calling (203) 854-3111, through the internet at the Norwalk Police website , or via text by typing "NPD" into the text field, followed by the message, and sending it to CRIMES (274637).

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