Monterey Park

Police Warn of Man Offering Ride to Girl in Monterey Park

Authorities are warning Monterey Park residents of a man who followed a young, female student in the area.

The student, who is a minor, was approached by a man in a small, red pickup truck with a black metal shed at approximately 3 p.m. near Garfield Avenue and Elmgate Street, according to the Monterey Park Police Department.

The driver offered her a ride home on four occasions and followed her for two to three blocks after she declined.

Police estimated the man's age to be between 40 to 50-years-old, is medium-heavy set and has facial hair.

Anyone with more information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Monterey Park Police Department at 626-307-1211.

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