A Eugene Police School Resource officer was called after a 15-year-old male reported a man tried to grab him today, October 2, at approximately 8:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of Carmel Avenue. The teen reported he was riding his bike and a truck was coming from the opposite direction from him and pulled to the side of the road, partially in the teen’s path of travel. The man got out of the truck and reached for him as he passed, but was not able to touch him.
The suspect is described as a white male, about 50, wearing a dark beanie, with dark hair sticking out of the bottom of the beanie, and a short beard. The man was wearing jeans and an unknown shirt. suspect vehicle is described as a brown 1990s Toyota pickup, with a matching brown canopy. The tires were large and the truck was dirty.
If anyone has tips in this case they are asked to call 541.682.5111. Case 17-16648
GENERAL PERSONAL SAFETY TIPS