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Police looking for man who offered boy ride

Man approached boy Tuesday afternoon on East Washington Avenue

MADISON, Wis. - A middle-school boy was approached by a man who offered him a ride Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

The boy was walking from O'Keefe Middle School in the 1800 block of East Washington Avenue around 3:15 p.m. when a man drove up to him and asked if he wanted a ride, according to a release.

The boy refused and took off running, police said. After the boy ran away, the man drove towards the Marling Lumber parking lot.

The driver is described as a white male in his 50s who was balding in the middle of his head with blondish graying hair on the sides. He was wearing a light blue shirt and khaki shorts. He was driving an older, dark brown, smaller four-door car with peeling, paint, grey interior, and a pine tree air freshener hanging in the rear view mirror.

Police ask anyone with information on the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.

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