‘Suspicious man’ in Concord offers candy to child, follows him

CONCORD, MA (WHDH) - Police in Concord, Massachusetts are looking for a suspicious man who they say approached a child on Thursday.

The community has been alerted as children made their way to school on Friday.

An elementary school student was approached by an older male, expected to be 35-40 years old, shortly before 4 p.m. on Thursday while walking home.

The man was reportedly driving a white, newer-model four-door Sedan and offered the child candy.

The boy said he continued walking home and saw that the man had followed him, got out of his car and appeared to be taking photos.

The man is described as a white male, who police say is between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet tall with a stocky build and slight beard on his chin.

If anyone has any information on this incident or about the individual in question, they are urged to contact the Concord Police Department at 978-318-3400.

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