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Sch'dy Police investigate suspicious man approaching teenage girl

SCHENECTADY - Police are investigating an incident where 16-year-old girl was allegedly approached by a suspicious man the area of Union Avenue and Wendall Avenue.

Schenectady Police say Tuesday afternoon around 4:00 p.m. a teen was approached by a man, described as having longer hair cut to the ears and a crooked smile, while she was walking home from school.

The man told the teen that she needed to go with him because her father was in the hospital.

The girl fled without incident.  The man did not follow.

Police canvassed the area, but did not find anyone fitting the description. They will continue to patrol the area on Wednesday.