A second girl in the Beauty
Creek subdivision has reported being approached by a man in a white van,
Valparaiso Police said.
According to police, at
3:50 p.m. Thursday a 15-year-old girl was walking home when, in the area of
Kickbush Drive and Knights Bridge Drive, a man in a white van approached her
and asked her if she wanted a ride.
The man was described as
Hispanic. The van had the letter P on the side in green or blue.
One day before, at 7:15
a.m. on Wednesday, a 13-year-old girl was walking to a school bus stop when
a white or Hispanic man in a white van pulled up along side her and asked
her if she wanted a lift.
have increased patrols in the area of Beauty Creek subdivision,” the VPD
said. Persons are asked to call 911 if they observe suspicious activity
involving a white van or a Hispanic man.
In the meantime, the VPD
continues to investigate the incidents. Anyone with information about the
van or the man is asked to call the VPD at 462-2135 or text information to
TIP411 and use the key word “Valpo” prior to submitting your information.