FMPD investigates report of suspicious person

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FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is investigating a report of a suspicious person in the area of Oleander Avenue and Iroquois Avenue.

Police met with the mother of a 14-year-old girl who advised she was approached by an unknown Hispanic man near her bus stop around 9 a.m. Monday.

The suspect was driving a gray in color, older two-door convertible vehicle with three indented lines in the rear quarter panels that appeared to be designs.

The victim says the suspect began talking to her in an attempt to get her inside his vehicle. When the victim would not get inside the vehicle the suspect became upset and exited the vehicle. The victim ran home and told her mother.

The suspect is described as being in his mid to late 30s, approximately 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall, with a full beard.

Police say the man was wearing a black t-shirt with a red crown emblem on one of the shoulders with white lettering in the middle of the shirt surrounded by a gold design. The suspect spoke English but with a very heavy accent.

At this hour detectives are following up with the case and ask that anyone with information please call the Fort Myers Police Department at 239-321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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