BREAKING NEWS: Police ask for tips on Mallard Drive incident

FROM THE GPD (courtesy of the Greenwich Community and Police Partnership — CAPP).

Mallard Drive Incident

The Greenwich Police Department is investigating an incident that took place on Mallard Drive in central Greenwich were a female victim reported that she had been inappropriately touched.

It was reported that at approximately 2 PM on October 31,2011 an eighteen year old female was walking along Mallard drive when she approached by a passing white van with a ladder on top. The operator is described as an overweight white male with blue eyes and brownish orange facial hair. The operator was wearing a gray sweater and black knit cap. The operator reportedly offered her a ride and convinced the girl to get in the van. He then proceeded to drive the girl to her residence, which was a short distance away. While traveling to the residence it was reported that the operator inappropriately touched her.

The case is currently being investigated by the Special Victims Section. If anyone has any information regarding this incident please contact (203) 622-8030 or our tip line at 203-622-3333.

We also urge all parents to take speak to their children regarding the dangers of accepting unsolicited rides from strangers.