Easton police seek public's help to find blue Jeep
Easton police are investigating a second suspicious incident this week that involves children and a blue Jeep Cherokee.
In the most recent incident, police were told that at about 9 p.m. Thursday, a dark blue Jeep Cherokee that was traveling in the 1300 block of Lehigh Street stopped near a nine-year-old boy.
The child told police that the driver opened his door to the vehicle, but did not say anything.
The boy ran away.
The driver was described as a white male with gray hair.
The vehicle was last observed traveling east on Lehigh Street.
The described vehicle was similar in make and model to the description of a vehicle involved in another suspicious incident Monday evening near a playground in the 1100 block of Spring Garden Street .
In that incident, a white male motioned for a five-year-old girl to come closer to his Cherokee. When the child did not enter the vehicle, the man drove away without saying anything.
In the Monday evening incident, the suspect was described as a male in his 40s or 50s with salt and pepper hair and a full beard.
Police have released a surveillance photo of that vehicle. However, the vehicle in Thursday's incident was described as darker in color.
Easton police are still seeking the public’s assistance in locating the blue Jeep Cherokee.
They report they have received numerous tips from the public regarding the suspect vehicle, which continue to be investigated.
Anybody with information is asked to contact city detectives at 610-250-6667 or the tip line at 610-250-6634.
Callers can remain anonymous.
Copyright 2014 WFMZ. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
2 men struck, killed by train near Emmaus identified
Coroner: 2 males struck, killed by passing train in Upper Milford Twp.
Woman's body found in Lehigh Parkway
Allentown police: Man a victim of apparent accidental drowning
Woman, 91, struck by fire truck outside senior living community
Emmaus geese honk at lights designed to scare them off
Listeria tests prompt fruit recall
Woman charged with kidnapping estranged girlfriend in Lehigh Co.
Police: Berks man drove snowmobile into cars, fired gun at wife
Dozens of stray cats left behind by caretaker's death