Man Accused of ‘Asking Inappropriate Questions' to Kids

The man allegedly approached two girls on Bob Street in La Mesa on May 23

Police are searching for an unknown man accused of approaching two young girls on a street in La Mesa and asking them “inappropriate questions.”

According to officials, the alleged encounter happened on May 23 between 4:40 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the 6000 block of Bob Street.

Two girls, ages 11 and 12, were walking when they were approached by the stranger in a vehicle. He drove up to the girls and began asking them questions. The specifics of those inappropriate questions were not released.

Police said the girls walked away from the car and the man sped off northbound on Bob Street.

He was described as a white man in his early 30s with brown, wavy hair and mustache and goatee. He was wearing black-framed eyeglasses and was “well-dressed,” possibly wearing an earring in one ear.

Police said the suspect vehicle is described as a gold, silver or grey older-model four-door sedan with a beige interior.

The San Diego Police Department has had several similar incidents in their jurisdiction, La Mesa police said. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information should contact Det. Tina Scott at (619) 667-7538.

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