Police looking for child enticement suspect

Posted at 4:45 PM, May 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-16 19:11:00-04

Authorities in Hartford are looking for a man they believe was trying to entice a 13-year-old girl, according to the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

The incident happened on the 600 block of Pleasant Ave. in Hartford on Monday around 7:30 a.m.

A 13-year-old female was trying to open a friend’s garage door when an older man approached her and told her to “come here,” officials said.

The man was driving an older, small, red four-door vehicle with tinted windows, oval headlights, and a black mark on the driver’s side front quarter panel.

The man pulled into the driveway in front of her,  opened the driver’s door, and told the girl in a lower, scratchy voice to "come here" multiple times. She ran behind the garage and waited until she heard the car door slam and the vehicle leave the driveway.

The driver was a white male in his early 20s. He is 5'9," with a medium build. He was wearing oval prescription glasses, a dark jacket, brown work boots, and a white collared shirt underneath the jacket.

He is described as having light brown hair, shorter on  the sides and longer in front.  He had a couple days growth of facial hair, according to authorities who noted his vehicle had Wisconsin tags that started with the letter 'R.'

Anyone with information on this incident should contact The Hartford police department at 262-673-2600