Pearl River police seek man who followed two 16-year-old girls
PEARL RIVER - Police are looking for a man they say followed two 16-year-old girls in his vehicle while they were riding their bikes in Pearl River.
Investigators say the girls were followed on Ehrhardt Road as they were picking up bagels for a Mother's Day celebration at around 5:30 a.m. They say a man on the street yelled sexual questions at them, then got in a green SUV and followed them to Pearce Parkway.
Police say the man waved to them and didn't attempt to further contact them, but the girls were still shaken up.
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The incident comes after a string of other suspicious incidents involving strangers trying to lure children in Rockland County.
At the end of April, there were two separate incidents where a dark-skinned middle-aged man driving a white BMW approached two young boys on Phillips Lane in West Nyack.
On Monday, police say a man in his 40s approached children at Highview Elementary School in Nanuet and yelled at them to come to him.