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Puyallup police seek suspicious man showing up at schools

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on June 11, 2012 at 4:57 pm with 6 Comments »
June 11, 2012 5:03 pm

Puyallup police are trying to identify a suspicious man who has been spotted on elementary school campuses with no apparent reason to be there.

Teachers have reported that the man has entered classrooms before and after school is in session at least five times in recent weeks. Nothing appears to be missing and although he behaves as though he has reason to be at the schools, police said information he has provided is false.

“There is no current crime being investigated, but police are very interested in identifying this subject to determine his motives for this suspicious behavior,” according to a Puyallup police news release.

The man has been seen driving a tan single-cab 4×4 truck. He is white, about 30 years old, 5 foot 10 with a medium build and short brown hair worn in a flat top. He may also have a big tattoo on one of his forearms.

Puyallup school employees who see the man are asked to call 911.

Leave a comment Comments → 6
  1. geezfools says:

    They’re always looking for something…

  2. babytigers says:

    Schools have cameras. Show us a picture.

  3. jessrobinson says:

    Why have those of us with children in the elementary schools of the Puyallup district been notified…a simple message of “please alert your child of this suspicious individual, if he is seen on campus notify a school official immediatly. Let the children know not to approach this man by any means and that he is not a staff member”…why do I as a parent need to read of this from my computer? A sketch should be provided of this individual, we need to be able to keep our children safe and need to feel that our children will be safe at school.

  4. jessrobinson says:

    Correction to above: We have NOT been notified!!

  5. Frightening. This is why schools need security guards.

  6. jessrobinson: here is a link to this story from kiro 7 with pictures.

    it says that bulletins are being posted…though a letter would be much effective i think. Hope this gives you a little more info!

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