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Suspicious man seen near Kingman, Ariz. school

Posted at 9:48 AM, Nov 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-24 12:48:02-05

A nearby county is warning the public about a suspicious man that was seen near a school Monday.

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office said the incident occurred Monday afternoon while students were walking home from Cerbat Elementary School located in Kingman, Ariz.
At about 3:25 p.m., a girl was walking home from school in the area of North Benton Street and Northfield Avenue when she was approached by a man who began to grab at her, police said. The man was chased off by friends of the female.  

Shortly thereafter, the same man was observed following a group of girls in the area of North Roosevelt Street and Snavely Avenue.
The male suspect is described as African American, early 20s, approximately 5’11” in height with a thin built, a shaved head and no facial hair.  The suspect was wearing black basketball shorts and blue and orange hoodie.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 753-0753 or Silent Witness at 928-753-1234.