An advisory from the Stafford Township Police Department:
in the past week the police department has responded to incidents where
strangers approached young children in the Ocean Acres Section of town
and asked them questions. The subjects did not attempt to abduct the
children in either incident.
The physical description of the
subjects are not similar so it does not appear that the two incidents
are related. In both cases, the subjects left the area after speaking
with the children and were unable to be located once the police
department became aware of the incidents.
It does not appear that there was any criminal intent on the part of
the subjects in these incidents, but the Stafford Township Police
Department would like to remind parents of the following:
1. Parents should always be aware of where their children are.
2. Any incident involving suspicious persons or vehicles should be
report immediately to the police department. This will reduce the time
between the incident occurring and the reporting time to the police
department and will increase the likelihood that police will be able to
locate the subject(s) or vehicle and investigate further.