Police Seek Cyclist For Approaching Boys

Police beat

October 16, 1991

County police are looking for a man who made lewd sexual comments Sunday to two boys in the Clemens Crossing neighborhood, a police spokesman said.

The man, who was riding a brown 10-speed bicycle, approached a 15-year-old boy shortly before 4 p.m. on Martin Road and madea sexual remark, Officer Michael Sherman said. He then rode away on his bicycle.

At 6:30 p.m., a man on a bicycle approached a 9-year-old boy in the same area and made a sexual remark to him, Sherman said.

The man, who was in his 40s or 50s and had a gray beard and mustache, did not attempt to touch or abduct the children.

"It's something we want the residents in that area to be aware of," Sherman said.

Anyonewith any information about the incidents is asked to call police at 313-2266.

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Other crimes reported to Howard County police:

Columbia

10200 block Wincopin Circle: Oct. 7, a vehicle of unspecified make was reported stolen at 6 p.m. from a parking garage.

9500block Earl Levy Court: Oct. 8, someone attempted to enter a house byprying open the front door sometime overnight, but was unable to gain entry.

Ellicott City

4300 block Centennial Lane: Oct. 3, someone smashed a window of Centennial High School at approximately 1:50 a.m. and stole a fire extinguisher.

Elkridge

6200 block Washington Boulevard: Oct. 3, a resident of a home heard someone banging on a front window in an apparent attempt to break in. Two men were observed minutes later in the backyard, but they fled. Nothing was reported missing from the residence.

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