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Police Investigate Suspicious Incident

On January 23, 2013, at approximately 8:00 a.m., Downers Grove Police were notified of a suspicious incident that occurred in the area of Grant Street and Downers Drive.

Two grade school age girls were walking to school behind a young boy. The girls observed a black sport utility vehicle (SUV) slow down and the lone female occupant asked the boy if he wanted candy or a ride. The boy refused and continued walking. The vehicle then left the location in an unknown direction. The young boy involved in the incident has not yet been identified.


The driver of the suspicious vehicle could only be described by the girls as being a white woman. The vehicle appeared to have a red design on the rear of the vehicle. The red design was described as two upside down "L" shapes.


Anyone with information is asked to contact the Downers Grove Police Department at(630) 434-5600 or 911.Police have increased patrols in the area and at all local schools. Everyone is asked to remind children to beware of strangers and report any concerns immediately to police.