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9-Year-Old Boy Reports Suspicious Van To Ridgefield Police

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RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- A 9-year-old boy was approached Wednesday afternoon by a balding white man driving a white van who "yelled to the boy 'get over here,'" according to a report at Hamlet Hub .

The boy fled on foot to his home during the incident at 4:45 p.m., police told Hamlet Hub.

Ridgefield Police ask anyone who has information about the incident to call 203-438-6531.

This is the latest in a series of incidents in Fairfield County in which a suspicious man driving a van has approached a child. Other incidents have been reported in towns including Darien, Redding, Norwalk and Fairfield, although some incidents have later been ruled to be false alarms.

Read the full report about the latest incident in Ridgefield here at Hamlet Hub .

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