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Pelham Manor Cops: Suspicious Man Seen Talking Young Boy

PELHAM MANOR, N.Y. – The Pelham Manor Police Department received a call from a resident on Friday at 6:07 p.m. stating that a suspicious man in a car had been seen talking to a young boy.

A black man driving a green, four-door sedan drove up beside the old boy, who was between 10 and 12 years old, in a parking lot on Wynnewood Road and spoke to him, police said. The boy screamed “No, no,” police said, and the resident who witnessed the event approached the driver and asked if he was lost. The driver turned his car around and drove northbound on Wynnewood Road, police said. The boy also walked in that direction.

Police were unable to locate the boy or driver after canvassing the area. The witness gave police the car's license plate number, and police were able to determine who the vehicle was registered to. No additional details were released.

Also on the blotter:

Power Outage: Traffic lights were out at the Boston Post Road intersections with Pelham Parkway and Spring Street on Monday at 10:55 a.m., according to police, who received numerous calls about the outage. Con Edison was notified and police utilized temporary stop signs until the problem was corrected at 1:30 p.m.

Stray Dog: A resident brought a small black dog, found without a leash or tags near Monroe Street and Washington Avenue, to Pelham Manor Police headquarters on Monday at 11:45 a.m. The dog was placed in the holding pen until the New Rochelle Humane Society came to pick him up.

Found Keys: The Pelham Manor Police Station received a set of keys Saturday at 11:50 a.m. from a person who found them in Shore Front Park. The owner of the keys showed up at the station a short time later to claim them after providing the correct identification.

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