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Man in van tries to talk to pre-teen girls near local school

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HOPKINSVILLE, KY (WFIE) -

Earlington's Police Department tells us they have received quite a few reports of a man driving a white minivan attempting to talk to preteen girls near their Elementary School.

Earlington's Police Chief, Chris Proctor says he has gotten about six calls describing the man as between 30 and 40, of Mexican descent, and wearing a camouflage "do-rag" on his head.

Earlington Police say callers told them the man stopped along the roadway and attempted to have conversations with the young girls after school.

Chief Proctor says they don't' believe he's local, but that local residents are keeping a watchful eye out for the suspect and the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office is conducting extra patrols.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to called Chief Proctor at 270-383-4967 OR Central Dispatch at 270-821-1720.

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