Naples teen reports suspicious man in box truck

Posted at 1:05 PM, Apr 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-15 06:40:24-04

NAPLES, Fla. -- Collier County deputies are investigating a report in which a child told deputies that she was approached by a man in a white truck as she walked in her neighborhood.

The 13-year-old girl told deputies that while walking on Cypress Way East on Wednesday night she was approached by a man she did not know who wanted her to get in the truck to give him directions. She declined and kept walking.

She told deputies the truck was a white box truck with commercial letters and an unknown phone number.

Detectives said the man is described as a white male with shoulder length gray hair and a long gray beard.

Deputies will be conducting extra patrols in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 239.252.9300, or if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1.800.780.TIPS (8477).