Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

PORT JERVIS – The Port Jervis City Police are investigating a suspicious person/vehicle that was reported to them on Feb. 14, 2017.

Officials said during the evening hours on Tuesday, Port Jervis City Police received two reports of a male who was operating a black colored sport utility vehicle, following and driving slowly past women as they were walking on the street. He also asked the women to approach his vehicle, said officials.

In one report, the individual reported yelled sexual comments to a woman as she was walking outside on the sidewalk, said officials.

On February 15, 2017, Port Jervis Police identified the individual responsible and vehicle used during these reported incidents.

The individual was interviewed at police headquarters and has been released pending further investigation.

Members of the public having information related to these incidents or similar incidents that may have occurred are urged to contact the Port Jervis City Police at 845-856-5101.


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