Suspicious man reported on Barrington bike path

Barrington youths led police to one of two suitcases of cash.

BARRINGTON, R.I. (WPRI) – An unidentified male made sexually explicit propositions to a local teenager walking down an area bike path over the weekend, according to a complaint filed with the Barrington Police Dept.

Police said they received a report from a resident who said his girlfriend’s son, 16, encountered a suspicious man on Friday while walking along a path on Kent Street. According to the report, the teenager claimed that a dark-skinned man with black “mullet-style” hair approached him on the bike path. The teenager said the man inquired about his age and then made sexually aggressive offers.

The teenager did not report any injuries or further information.

Barrington Police said they are looking in to the allegations and have crews patrolling the area. Police are also urging anyone with further information on suspicious activity in the area to immediately report it.


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