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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Thursday March 21st, 2019 :: 04:27 p.m. PDT


Media Release - Child Annoying Call - Newbury Park

Nature of Incident: Child Annoying Call 
Report Number: RB# 19-42689
Location: Newbury Park High School
Date & Time: 03/20/2019 @ 10:10 AM
Unit(s) Responsible: Thousand Oaks Police School Resource Officer Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(V) Juvenile
(S) Adult Male
On March 20, 2019 at approximately 10:15 AM, a female student at Newbury Park High School reported an unknown male driver in a white sport utility vehicle had stopped and attempted to engage her in conversation. 
The student ignored the man and he left the area northbound on Lesser Drive towards Reino Road.  At no time did the male exit his vehicle nor did he have any physical contact with the female student.  The student is safe and was not harmed. The student left the area and reported the incident to police.  
The Thousand Oaks Police School Resource Unit and patrol personnel responded to the area and conducted an investigation.  The investigation is on-going at this time.
The driver was described as a Caucasian male, possibly in his 50’s, wearing a ball cap.  The vehicle was an older model white Ford Expedition.  Anyone with any information about this incident is encouraged to contact the East County Investigation Bureau at 805-494-8201. 
As a reminder to all parents of school aged children, please encourage them:
  • Not to speak with strangers
  • Do not wear both ear buds when walking and listening to music
  • Walk in groups to school if possible
  • See something, say something
  • Contact a trusted adult or call 911 immediately to seek help
Prepared by: Senior Deputy Damian Alvarez  
News Release Date: 03/21/19  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Tim Lohman
[email protected]
Approved by:
Captain Denise Sliva
Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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