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December 1, 2015 (Alpine) -- San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Alpine Sheriff's Station are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate a man wanted for annoying a child.  Authorities have released a sketch of the suspect.

On November 4 and November 18, 2015, a 16 year-old girl was reportedly followed by a black man driving an older model tan Toyota Camry or similar vehicle while walking near Alpine Boulevard and West Victoria Drive in Alpine.  On November 4th, the suspect drove up to the girl and asked if she needed a ride to her car. When she ran away, the suspect circled the block several times to try and find her. On November 18th, the girl told deputies she saw the man again as she was walking to school and he followed her to the bus stop.

He never got out of the car. The girl was not able to get the license plate number of the car.

 The girl describes the suspect as a heavy set, dark-skinned Black man between 65-70 years old. He was bald, but had a mustache and was wearing wire-rimmed glasses.

Anyone with information on the identity and location of the suspect is asked to call the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department at (858) 565-5200 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to a felony arrest in this case. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent via www.sdcrimestoppers.org.

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