Covering Kentucky

Oct 13, 2012 5:05 PM

Police Warning Parents, Man Seeking Info On Kids

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) - Police in western Kentucky are warning parents that a man has been going door-to-door and aggressively seeking information about young children.

Henderson County Sheriff's Lt. Frank Gropp says a woman in the Reed community reported a visit from a man in his 20s earlier this month seeking information from parents whose children were in kindergarten or in the first grade.

Gropp told The Gleaner (http://bit.ly/RTZyQ8 ) that the woman declined to give any information, but the man refused to leave a phone number or card and was reluctant to leave the front door.

School officials said employees always have identification and will leave a way to contact them.

Gropp said authorities are concerned that the man may have questioned other parents, gleaning information from them about their children.

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Information from: The Gleaner, http://www.thegleaner.com/

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