HANOVER (WRIC) – A neighborhood is on edge
after suspicious activity from a person going door to door that even made some
kids feel uncomfortable.
The incident happened on Gibbsdown Place in
the Pole Green subdivision over the last few days.
The Hanover County
Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident where an apparent sales person
offered a boy a cheesecake in exchange for signing for a neighbor's package.
Other kids that know the
boy say it's a weird request.
"He was pretty freaked out
about it," says neighbor Austin Diroux. "He thought it was pretty creepy that
someone would come up to his parents and ask him something like that."
Martin rose says he was
approached by the same person.
He asked me if I wanted
Chinese food," he says. "I told him no. I felt a little scared so I told him to
The sheriff's office
doesn't believe the person was trying to abduct anyone or even did anything
But word of the incident
has spread and has kept neighbors on edge.
scared for everyone because you don't know that person and they're coming up to
random kids and stuff."
In addition, there were
reports of a black van in the area, but that's been determined to be owned by
someone visiting a home.
Deputies want neighbors to
stay on the lookout - especially during the holidays.
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