MCSO: Man in SUV approached child in Penfield

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PENFIELD, N.Y. (WHEC) – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is searcing for a man who approached an 11-year-old Tuesday afternoon in Penfield.

Deputies say around 5:45 p.m., the child was riding his bike in the neighborhood of Yorktown Drive, Guygrace Lane and Triple Diamond Way when he was approached by an unknown man in a grey, mid-sized SUV, with rust along the bottom. The man attempted to talk to the child while remaining in his vehicle. The child rode away on his bike.

A short time later, the man approached the child again, and tried to engage him in conversation. The child rode off and informed his mother.

The person in question is described as a white man, 20-40 years old, with slim build, short brown hair and facial acne.

The Sheriff’s Office will patrol the area and is asking anyone with information to call 911.