Port Chester police: Man who approached JFK Elementary student taken into custody

Authorities say the 31-year-old Port Chester resident was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

News 12 Staff

Jun 25, 2023, 1:52 AM

Updated 300 days ago

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Port Chester police took into custody a man who they say approached a John F. Kennedy Elementary School student on Olivia Street on Friday morning.
The area was under surveillance when police found a 31-year-old Port Chester resident approaching a child, engaging in small talk and then offering to walk with her.
Police say this behavior has happened multiple times in the past week.
The man was then taken into custody and charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
Police are asking anyone who may know any other child who came into contact with the man or a red SUV to call them at 914-939-6332.


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