Police: Man attempted to lure girls into car


MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Milford Police are on the look-out for a man who they say attempted to lure young girls in the area to enter his car. This is the second report of a possible sexual predator in Milford in two weeks.

Investigators say the latest incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon. A male suspect was reported to be driving around the area of Circle Grove Park, in Devon. telling several young girls that he had money and that the girls should get into his car.

Neighbors say the neighborhood is normally quiet, and they are stunned to hear the news.

“(I) definitely want to see him behind bars, prosecuted the way he should be,” said Rick Buccieri, who is a lifelong resident. “We got a lot of kids in this area and we don’t need any of that happening around here.”

The man in that incident is described as white between 20 and 30 years old, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was clean shaven and wearing a polo shirt. His vehicle is being described as a 4-door baby blue colored sedan.

Two weeks ago, Milford Police were investigating two separate incidents of juvenile girls who were groped by a man who got out of a parked car as they jogged by. Police did not say if it is the same suspect in all three incidents.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Milford Police Department at 203-878-6551. Tips can also be made by sending an email to whaas@ci.milford.ct.us.