JAMESTOWN – City of Jamestown Police issued a warning to parents and children following a suspicious encounter between a man and child walking to school Thursday.
Police say the child was walking on Cole Avenue at East Virginia Boulevard when a tall white male in his 30’s approached.
The man reportedly followed and eventually ran after the child before running into a wooded area near the Goranson Band Shell in Allen Park.
Officers describe the man as having dark hair, wearing dark colored clothing and a long sleeve shirt with a camo design on its back.
Police say they are working closely with Jamestown Public Schools to investigate the matter.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Jamestown Police.