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Janesville officials looking for suspicious person

Police: Driver got out of van, grabbed woman's elbow

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Janesville police are looking for information about a report of a suspicious person early Tuesday morning, according to a release.

A Janesville woman told officers she was out for a walk around 1 a.m. Tuesday near Kellogg and South Oakhill avenues when the driver of a van stopped in front of her, opened the door and grabbed her elbow, according to the release.

Officials said the woman ran south and did not see which way the man left. The woman was not injured.

The man was driving an older model mini-van, according to the release.

Officials ask anyone with information about the incident to call Janesville police at 608-757-2244.

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