|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 16, 2008
STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT
On Thursday 05-15-2008 at about 6:00 p.m. the parents of a five-year–old child contacted State Police Troop-K Colchester via phone to report a suspicious incident. The parents reported thatthe child had claimed that she had been given a ride from her home located on
State Troopers responded to the area and initiated a search for a possible suspect vehicle. State Police Major Crime Detectives also responded to conduct an investigation into this incident.
According to the five-year-old victim, she was playing in her neighborhood when an older white male with white hair and a white moustache asked her to get into his blue car. The victim got into the car and was driven about one-half of one mile from her home toan adjoining residential neighborhood where the male suspect dropped her off .
The victim was not injured. State Police Detectives from the Eastern District Major Crime Unit responded to the scene to investigate. State Police Detectives are currently following on multiple leads.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident case is asked to call State Police, the Criminal Investigative Section, at Troop K at 860-537-7521.
Lt. J. Paul Vance