Newport News Police investigating report of man seen inappropriately touching teen

Posted at 3:22 PM, May 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-27 17:08:04-04

Newport News, Va. - Newport News Police are investigating after an unknown person was seen inappropriately touching a child in a neighborhood.

Police say they responded to a woman's home on Hickory Point Boulevard around 7:35 p.m. Monday night. The woman told police that her neighbor informed her of an incident that had occurred Sunday.

The neighbor reportedly saw an unknown black male, approximately 25 to 30 years old, walk up to the woman's 14-year-old son and inappropriately touch him.

The man also was allegedly observed giving hugs to children in the neighborhood.