The exact intentions of a man in a Clarksville neighborhood from yesterday afternoon are unknown, but police are urging caution to parents of small children to keep their eyes open.
A news release from Clarksville police says officers responded to a call from a resident near the 400 block of Newman Street around 2:30 Monday afternoon after the man believed someone tried to abduct his nine-year old daughter.
The young girl was playing in her front yard when a man stopped in a white car and asked her if she knew where an address was. When the girl walked toward the stranger’s car, he opened his drivers’ side door.
A neighbor then came out of his house to tell the girl to be careful about being in the road and the stranger immediately took off. The 9-year old said the stranger never attempted to talk her into getting into the car or touch her, but police are urging the public to call 911 immediately if anyone witnesses any sort of suspicious activity.
The stranger is described as a white male with short hair or balding, wearing glasses, a gray shirt and blue jeans.