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Worcester Police Department
Tuesday January 14th, 2014 :: 02:55 p.m. EST

Advisory

Police Advise Public of Recent Reports of Suspicious Male Approaching Teenage Females

Worcester police are investigating two separate incidents involving a man approaching teenage females going to and from school.

Both incidents occurred over the past week.

It is unknown if the incidents are related.

A teenage female reported that she was waiting for a bus outside of City Hall when she noticed a Hispanic male watching her from across the street. The female stated that she recognized the suspicious male from an incident that took place last month in which he harassed her and made inappropriate comments on her way to the bus stop. The male followed her in his car as she walked to catch the bus.
He is described as a Hispanic male, middle-aged, unshaved, approximately 6 feet tall and medium build. He was driving a black vehicle.

The second incident occurred on Crystal Street when two teenage females were walking home from school. The two females were chased on foot by a male. The females were able to lose sight of the male when they turned onto Illinois Street. He is described as a Hispanic male, middle aged, wearing dark clothing and has a beard.

In response to the incidents, police are urging parents and students to be aware of their surrounding and report any suspicious activity.

The investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has information about these incidents they can send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web based message at worcesterma.gov/police. Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.

Address/Location
Worcester Police Department
9-11 Lincoln Square
Worcester, MA 01608

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 508-799-8600

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