Stranger Danger / Suspicious Situation Investigation
Suspicious Situation Investigation
We received a "Suspicious Situation Investigation" advisory from the Hamburg Township Police Department involving people trying to pick up young children (see below). Please remind your kids of their safety rules, and please be vigilant of your child's whereabouts at all times.Here are some tips from the National Crime Prevention Council:
Advisory: Suspicious Situation Investigation
The Hamburg Township Police Department is investigating a suspicious situation which occurred on August 26, 2017 in the Hay Creek subdivision near M-36 & McGregor Road in Hamburg Township. At approximately 2:00 pm, a 12-year old boy was approached by a vehicle that he described as a “gray minivan.” The driver of the vehicle proceeded to call out to the boy asking him if he would like a ride home. The subject in this incident is described as a white male in his 20’s.
The Hamburg Township Police Department is currently working with the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department and the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department to determine if this incident is related to similar incidents that have occurred recently.
At approximately 9:00pm on 08/27/2017, the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department received a report involving a 9-year old boy who stated that a “white work van” with no decals had approached him and an occupant told him to get i nto the van. This incident occurred in the area of McGregor Road and Portage Lake Avenue in Dexter Township. The white van was occupied by two white males.
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department also received two similar complaints involving a white cargo van. These two incidents occurred in Putnam Township in the area of Cedar Lake Road & M-36 and Cedar Lake Road & Patterson Lake Road.
Anyone who may have information related to these incidents is asked to please contact the Hamburg Township Police Department at (810) 231-9391 or contact the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department at (517) 546-2440.