Norwalk police are alerting the public after a man approached a child on Thursday morning.
The child was walking on Wilson Avenue near Rowayton Elementary School at about 9 a.m. when a dirty, dark-blue van with a loud muffler stopped nearby.
The suspect was described as a man in his 50s with a beard. The man waved at the child and possibly offered candy.
Police said the child ran away from the man and reported the incident.
Anyone with information should contact Norwalk police at 203-854-3042.
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