Newport News Police increase patrols at bus stops after masked stranger allegedly approaches student

Posted at 11:54 AM, Oct 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-31 11:54:19-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police patrols around Newport News bus stops have increased after a man allegedly attempted to approach a student last week.

According to the Newport News Police Department, on October 25, police received a call regarding a suspicious person near Faubus Drive. When officers arrived, they learned that a white male wearing a mask attempted to make contact with a child at a nearby bus stop.

The man was driving a blue pickup truck, according to police.

Police are still actively investigating this suspicious behavior.

If you or someone you know has information in this case, take action and call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3Tips app.