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Posted on: September 29, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Elementary student tells police that a stranger grabbed her while she walking to her bus stop


Norfolk police are searching for a man who grabbed a child’s arm this morning near Camp Allen Elementary School just after 8 a.m.

Shortly after 9:15 this morning, police were called to Camp Allen Elementary School for a suspicious situation.

An 11-year-old girl told police that as she was walking to her bus stop at Diven and Hanna Street, a man she did not know grabbed her.

The girl was able to get from the man, unharmed.

The suspect is described as a white man around 5’9 - 6’0 and between 200 - 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white sleeveless t-shirt, green shorts, and had a white towel around his neck.

The man rode away on a black beach cruiser.

Detectives are actively investigating this incident and encourage anyone who may believe they know who the suspect is, or who may have information about this case, to call the Norfolk Crime Line at either:

CALL: 1-888-LOCK-U-UP? (1-888-562-5887)
TEXT: Text "NORFOLK" and your tip information to 274637 (CRIMES)
WEB: Submit a web-tip at:

No other information is available for release at this time.

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