Police: Stranger asked girl, 11, for name, phone number

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – An 11-year-old girl says a stranger asked for her name and phone number as she walked home from her bus stop in Swatara Township.

The girl told officers she was walking in the 6100 block of Chatham Glenn Way North and was approached by the man around 3 p.m. Thursday. She said the man was driving a black Dodge Charger and asked for her name, phone number, and what school she attended, township police said.

Police said the girl immediately called her father. He walked out of his home and saw the Dodge leaving the neighborhood, heading south on 61st Street.

Responding officers could not find the car.

Patrols in the area have been increased in hopes of identifying the driver, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Swatara Township police at 717-564-2550.

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