Man seen near school prompts investigation

Citizen reported seeing man trying to make contact with girls

Published On: Feb 12 2013 12:36:25 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 12 2013 12:38:50 PM CST
MADISON, Wis. -

Madison police are investigating after a concerned citizen reported a driver trying to make contact with grade-school-aged girls as they were walking home from Kennedy Elementary School Monday.

The citizen reported seeing the man along Meadowlark Drive at about 2 p.m.

The man is described as white, in his early 20s, and wearing a black hooded jacket with the hood up, and driving a dark, 4-door SUV. The license plate stared with 957.

The principal at the elementary school is sending a letter home to parents.