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News from Nearby: Sexual Predator Reported in Roselle Park and Linden


ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park police are searching for a man who exposed himself to juveniles several times on Wednesday.

The first incident happened at approximately 11:10 a.m., police said.  Two young girls, ages 7 and 9,  reported that a man exposed himself to them as they walked their dog on Warren Ave., police said.

According to police, the girls said they were approached by a passing vehicle described as a dark colored, older model, 4-door car.  The driver was described as a white male, approximately 22-years-old, who was clean shaven, had crew cut styled hair and was wearing a dark colored shirt. 

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Police said the girls reported that they were called over to the vehicle, where the driver exposed himself while making inappropriate comments. The girls ran off and advised a family member. The vehicle fled the area in an unknown direction.

Two similar incidents occurred in the Sunnyside section of Linden at 3 p.m., police said. 

Roselle Park police reported another incident occurring at 6 p.m. on Amsterdam Ave in Roselle Park.

Roselle Park Police Chief Paul W. Morrison is advising juveniles not to walk unaccompanied by an adult.

Police are actively investigating these incidents. Anyone with information regarding this incident or who has had any suspicious activity similar in nature are encouraged to call the Roselle Park Police Department at 908-245-2300.

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