April 29, 2015

Child Annoying Suspect Wanted

The Santa Cruz Police Department is looking for this suspect. He is wanted for questioning in connection to a child annoying case.

On Thursday April 23, 2015 this suspect approached a 16 year old female in the 700 block of California St. The suspect drove up to the female and asked the her for directions. The suspect then asked her for her name and phone number. The suspect continued following the female. The suspect then tried to lure the female closer to his vehicle. The female did not engage with the suspect and safely walked away.

The suspect is described as an Asian or light-skinned African American. He is 23-25 years old, 130-135 pounds, approximately 5'5" tall, black medium length and shaggy hair, and no facial hair. He is described as wearing a gray sweatshirt and khaki pants.

The suspect vehicle is described as a black, newer model two-door vehicle, with tinted windows. The vehicle has silver lining around the edges of the windows.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Santa Cruz Police Department Investigations Unit (831) 420-5820.  Anonymous tips can also be sent to the police department through our Tip Line (831) 420-5995, or click here.  Tipsters can also submit an anonymous tip via our smartphone app or from an SMS text.  Visit our Website for instructions.