What happened? Fond du Lac police investigate suspicious incident involving young girl

FOND DU LAC -- The Fond du Lac Police Department is investigating a report of a suspicious incident that happened on Monday evening, July 13th.

Initially, an eight-year-old girl told police around 5:20 p.m., she was riding her scooter on Marquette St. just north of E. Merrill Ave. when she was approached by a man, white, in his 30s. The man allegedly grabbed the girl by the arms and in retaliation she bit him on the back of the hand.  She told police the man was last seen running towards the northwest.

The girl later indicated to investigators that she came around the corner and road over the man's foot with her scooter at which time he grabbed her by the arm.

The suspicious man subject is described as approximately 5’11” tall, thin build, with brown curly hair that is ear length, wearing dark blue jeans, white t-shirt with stains, and dirty white shoes.  No vehicle was associated with this incident.

Anyone who may have witnessed or has information regarding this incident is urged to call the Fond du Lac Police Department at 920-906-5555 or the Crime Alert at 920-322-3740.