Student Walking to Bus Stop Approached by Man
Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers are investigating an incident during which a middle school student was approached by a man as she was walking to her bus stop in Elwood this morning.
A 13-year-old Elwood Middle School student was walking north on Morris Avenue, a dirt path that leads to her bus stop on Delamere Street at 6:50 a.m., when a man approached her from behind and grabbed her. The student punched the man, causing him to let her go, and she ran to her bus stop.
The man is described as having a tan complexion, 20 to 30 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall to 6 feet tall. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and a skull cap. Anyone with information is asked to call Second Precinct Crime Section at 631-854-8268 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.