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CCPD investigates ‘Stranger Danger’ incident

Posted at 4:20 PM, Apr 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-01 17:27:19-04

Corpus Christi police are investigating a report of a “Stranger Danger” incident that scared a 15-year-old girl.

According to Lt. Micheal Pena, with the Corpus Christi Police Department, on Sunday around 4:42 p.m., two officers were patrolling when they saw a 15-year old female running southbound on Staples near Morgan looking over her shoulder.

They also noticed a black pickup truck nearby. When they contacted the female, the truck drove off.

She told officers she was walking home from her boyfriend’s house when a man in a truck started to follow her.

The driver was trying to get her into his vehicle. She told police officers she didn’t know the driver.

Police say the truck involved in the incident is a black Chevy single cab truck.

Lt. Pena asked if you know anything about the suspect or saw the incident, call Crimestoppers at 361-888-TIPS (8477).