OSHKOSH, WI (WTAQ) - Police in Oshkosh are investigating a report of a man grabbing a child.
Authorities say the 11-year-old girl got off a city bus in the area of Rosalia Street and Winnebago Avenue just before 4 p.m. Tuesday.
The girl says she was walking in the 1100 block of Winnebago Avenue when she noticed a man following her. She said he came up from behind, grabbed and squeezed her shoulder. She told police she then hit his arm and ran home.
The man then walked back toward Rosalia Street and headed south.
Police checked the area after the girl’s mother reported the incident just after 4 p.m., but did not find anyone. Neighbors in the area said they did not see the man or the incident.
The man was described as being between 40 and 50-years-old, around 5'8" to 6 feet tall, with short dark hair and a dark mustache and goatee. He was wearing dark sunglasses, a gray shirt and black pants. Police said he had a dark complexion and may have been Hispanic.
Anyone with information is asked to call Oshkosh police at (920) 236-5700.