Danville Police Investigate Suspicious Activity

Danville, VA - Danville Police are warning people after a mother reported a scary incident as she tried to take her kids to school.

Police were called to Searcy Street about 7:45 a.m. Friday.

A woman told them she had buckled her 7-year-old son in the car and went inside to get her other child.

When she returned, the child was screaming about a masked man hiding behind her vehicle who ran off once he started yelling.

The suspect is described as a tall, slim black man. He was wearing a white tank top, blue jeans, black boots and a ski mask.

If you have any information, police ask that you call 911, contact Danville Crimestoppers at (434) 793-0000, or via our crime tips line on your computer at Information given will remain confidential.

Citizens who contact Crimestoppers by telephone may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.