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West Allis PD investigates suspicious incident with child

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Posted at 8:25 AM, Feb 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-04 10:27:18-05

The West Allis Police Department received a report regarding a child who had a suspicious encounter with the male driver of a vehicle at the intersection of S. 96th Street and W. Arthur Avenue Tuesday, February 2.

Around 3:10 p.m., the child walking home was approached by a man, described as approximately 30-40 years old, with very short hair almost bald, driving an older black sport utility vehicle, similar to a Jeep Cherokee or Grand Cherokee with tinted rear windows and rust on the bottom.

Police say the man asked the child if they wanted a ride and if they lived in the area.

The child replied, "no," and the man left the area, according to police.

Police say the man was accompanied by a woman in the front seat and another child in the back seat.

A license plate was not obtained, and no unique characteristics were noted.

Detectives are actively investigating this incident and request that anyone with information contact the West Allis Police Department at (414)302-8000 or West Allis Crime Stoppers, (414)476-CASH.

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