NOTICE: SUSPICIOUS PERSON - June 2015
Hamilton, NJ - On June 9, 2015 at 7:55 p.m., Officers David Warrick and Timothy Donovan were on patrol in the area of Deutz Avenue and High Street when they were flagged down by a resident. The resident advised officers as she was driving on High Street she observed a young male speaking with a Hispanic male 30-40 years old. As she got closer she recognized the young male being one of her neighbor’s children. She pulled up and asked the unknown male if she could help him. The unknown male quickly got in his vehicle and drove off down High Street turning left onto Bunting Avenue toward Lalor Street. The unknown male was described as a Hispanic male, 30-40 years old, black hair grey on the sides, wearing a white tee shirt, tan pants and black shoes. He was driving an early 2000 white Ford Explorer with black bumpers and possibly black trim around the bottom. The young male informed officers that he was walking home on High Street when he noticed a white Ford Explorer drive up on High Street and park. As he approached the Ford Explorer a Hispanic male got out of the vehicle and walked up to him and asked him for direction to a location on his cell phone. He told the unknown male he did not know. The unknown male kept walking closer to him as he kept backing away. At one point, the Hispanic male tried to grab him when his neighbor pulled up and asked the unknown male if she could help him.
The Hamilton Police Division is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the vehicle captured on video surveillance. Please take a moment to review and share the images caught on video surveillance. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Gary Burger of the Hamilton Police Division’s Criminal Investigations Section at 609-581-4027 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at 609-581-4008.