Police: Man approached girl in Levittown

A young girl reported being approached by a man in Levittown over the weekend, police say.

A young girl reported being approached by a man in Levittown over the weekend, police say.

A young girl reported being approached by a man in Levittown over the weekend, police say. (12/7/15)

LEVITTOWN - A young girl reported being approached by a man in Levittown over the weekend, police say.

The girl was walking by the Nassau Mall shopping center on Hempstead Turnpike when she was allegedly approached by a young man on foot. The man "made some unknown comments to her," according to police.

The man followed the girl as she walked away, police say. The girl also reported seeing him again later the same day driving a black pickup truck. She fled by running away.

The suspect is described as a white male with a thin build who stood about 5 feet 6 inches tall. He wore a black, hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

The Island Trees School District sent a letter home to parents warning them of the report and urging them to speak to their children about the dangers posed by strangers.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

The Patchogue-Medford School District has set up an 1 LI school district asks for homework opinions
A Lynbrook village police officer suffered broken bones 2 Lynbrook officer hurt responding to bank call; 2 arrested
Nassau police say the incident is the fifth 3 Police: Carle Place knifepoint robbery linked to Nassau pattern
The funds would also go toward repairing and 4 Lawmakers agree to include water protection in state budget
A developer wants to change the zoning so 5 Battle brews over proposed 3-story apartment building in Islip

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE