Middletown Police say a man has been approaching children near Grant and Witherspoon streets in the borough. Investigators described the man as approximately 5-foot-9 and African American or Hispanic with a medium build, full beard and clean hair cut. Police have been in contact with the children and their parents.
Jeremy Neyer lives in the neighborhood. He says the father of a child who was approached by the man went door to door letting people know what happened. Neyer says he tells his three children to be aware of their surroundings and never approach strangers.
Police have not made any arrests. They are asking people to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity.