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Totowa Police Looking For Suspect For Loitering, Gesturing At Resident


TOTOWA, NJ - Totowa police are searching for a suspect who they say was loitering on residential property and then gestured to one of the occupants inside the home.

According to Chief Robert Coyle, the call came to dispatch on March 10 at approximately 10:30 p.m.  

"We responded to a suspicious person call and had four cars there within minutes," said Coyle, adding that the residential home where the incident was said to have occurred is located at Elizabeth Place.

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Police checked the property but did not find anyone around the area, Coyle added. The caller said that the suspect had walked from the front of the house to the side of the house and made a gesture to the resident through a sliding glass door.

The suspect is said to be a white male, possibly in his 20s. He was wearing a dark colored sweatshirt and a baseball hat with a yellow "P" on it. Witnesses say he had some facial hair.

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