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Sheriff: Male Stranger Approached Girl in Mill Creek

The incident happened on Monday afternoon. Here's what we know.

An 8-year-old girl was approached Monday in the Mill Creek subdivision by a man she did not know, police said.

The incident happened between 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday, according to the Kane County Sheriff's Office.

The man pulled up in front of a residence on West Burnham Lane. He drove a white pickup truck with four doors, according to a press release.

The girl said she was outside when the man asked her something about her neighbor's house and then her house. The subject then asked her to come over to the truck.

The man was described as somewhere between 40 to 50 years old with "lots of hair," according to the release.

The girl did not approach the truck and instead ran inside her home. Deputies who responded to the call checked the area, but they were not able to locate the vehicle.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the Kane County Sheriff’s Office at 630-444-1103.

Deputies want to remind parents to talk to their children about stranger danger, and to stress the need to report these events as soon as they happen. Deputies were contacted at 6:40 p.m. Monday, almost two hours after the incident happened.

in Batavia also encouraged parents to stay alert and to talk to their children about what to do if they encounter a stranger. The school sent out an online message on Tuesday that mentioned the male stranger.

Many students who live in Mill Creek attend Grace McWayne, which is located near the southern part of the subdivision.

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