Crime

Merrimac police search for man who allegedly solicited a 15-year-old

The suspect was last seen driving towards New Hampshire.

Merrimac police said Monday that they are investigating a report that a suspicious man approached and solicited a 15-year-old boy Sunday afternoon.

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At approximately 1:30 p.m., Merrimac police responded to the area of Pine and Church Streets for a report that a 15-year-old boy was approached by a suspicious man.

The suspect allegedly asked the teen multiple times if he wanted any money or a ride, which the teen refused, police said.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 20s with bleach blond hair and wearing a multi-colored, vertical-striped tank top with stud earrings.

He was last seen driving a silver Toyota sedan with New Hampshire plates with black rims, heading north towards New Hampshire, police said.

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Anyone with any information about this incident, the vehicle, or driver, are asked to call the Merrimac Police Department at 978-346-8321.

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