Monday, August 27, 2012
A statement released by the Warminster Police says that a boy was approached by a man driving a white box truck Saturday evening.
Warminster Police responded Saturday evening at 6 p.m. to the 400 block of Fir St. for a report of an attempted luring. The victim, a young boy, told police that while riding his bike to a friend's house (near Sunnemeade Ave), a small white box truck approached him. The driver of the vehicle told the boy to “come over and get in my truck.” The victim describes the operator as a 50-year-old white man with grey hair and wearing a blue shirt. When the boy continued to ride his bike, the subject followed him while honking his horn the entire way. Anyone who may have any information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Warminster Police Department at (215) 672-1000 or (215) 443-5000.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Two children walking home from school were approached by a man driving a blue SUV Wednesday afternoon.
Update, 5/30, 10:21 p.m. from the Warminster Police Department: The Warminster Township Police Department has identified the vehicle and individual involved in this incident. The police department has determined that this was a miscommunication between the driver of this vehicle and a family member who was walking home from school and was overheard by other students. As a result the police department believes there was no threat to the safety of any of the children involved in this matter. This matter is considered closed. The Warminster Police would like to thank the community for reporting this matter promptly and we continue to encourage all citizens to immediately report all suspicious persons and circumstances by calling 9-1-1. …
Monday, March 12, 2012
An Upper Southampton man has been cited for disorderly conduct after he drove up to a child and offered candy.
Warminster police have cited a 19-year-old Upper Southampton man for disorderly conduct following an investigation into a child luring attempt on Saturday afternoon. Police say that Paul Joseph Smith, from the 200 block of Williams Drive in Upper Southampton, drove up to a child on Meadow Drive in Warminster and said, "Hey, buddy, do you want any candy?" and left the area when the child ran to the back of his house. After police tracked down Smith's gold van, he told officers that the incident was a prank and he had no intention of harming the child. The citation will be filed with District Judge Daniel Finello. As of this point, Warminster police believe this was an isolated incident.