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Modesto Police Department News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Sgt Applegate ,
Release Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 12:00:00 AM

Police want to question suspicious man


Release Date: March 14, 2013 

Modesto Police Department

Media Relations

Office of the Chief of Police

600 10th Street, Modesto, Ca. 95354

Author: Sergeant Rick Applegate


Police want to question suspicious man


Modesto, CA- On Monday March 11th and Wednesday March 13th,  an 11-year-old female walking near Freedom Park on her way home from school, reported she was followed by a man in a van. 

She described the driver as a Hispanic male in his thirties driving a primer black or gray panel van with several dents.  The suspect did not speak to or attempt contact with the student, but appeared to the victim to be driving slowly and following her.  

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.  Tipsters can also text information to Crime Stoppers by sending a text message to 274637.  Just type “TIP704” along with your message.