Many children, including my own daughter were outside playing, and the car seemed to slow down right as it approached them. It idled a bit then slowly kept pace with the children.
Noting this behavior, I got the make and model of the car and instructed my mother to take my daughter inside.
The car again slowly proceeded down the street and would stop and pull over to observe the children walking.
I got in my car and proceeded around the block to get the car's license plate. By the time I got around the block, the car had reached the top of side street and was just sitting at the stop sign. He had his blinker on but didn't turn in the whole time I caught up to him and passed him.
I got a good look at the man, and his license plate. Once I got back home, I called the police and gave them the make and model and plate of the car.
The police sent someone out but didn't find the car.
The officers called me back and asked to speak with me for more info. Apparently this man had stopped a young boy on the other side of the street and offered him candy. The young boy ran home and told his mother who I assume also reported this to police. My description and the young boy's matched. The police have the information from the car and are going to follow up.
Please make sure families are aware that this is happening, and encourage them if they see something to say something.
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