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Randolph police looking into ‘suspicious’ van driver who offered young children candy

Randolph police are investigating after a “suspicious man” driving a van reportedly approached kids Tuesday and provided them sweet.

A involved citizen advised police she noticed a suspicious brown van cease close to Sam’s Gas and Auto Repair on South Main Street round 3:30 p.m. after which watched its driver provide a bunch of kids lollipops.

The caller advised officers the youngsters have been between 7 and 9 years previous, based on a launch.

She mentioned she yelled on the kids to not take the sweet, and the driving force and kids then left.

Police situated the driving force for questioning, and the incident is below investigation.

Randolph Police Chief William Pace is asking that folks of every other kids who have been approached by this man contact his division.

“We are actively investigating this incident to determined exactly what transpired,” Pace mentioned within the launch. “We are asking parents to please have a discussion with your children, and please come forward if your child saw or heard anything or was approached by this suspicious driver.”

The launch directed mother and father towards the National Crime Prevention Council’s web site for sources on educating kids about strangers.

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