---- — MORAVIA — The Appanoose County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a 12-year-old girl being approached by a suspicious male in Moravia on Thursday.
According to the sheriff's office, at approximately 12:50 p.m., the girl reported that she was walking on North Brandon Street in Moravia when a white male driving a black SUV stopped and asked the girl if she needed a ride. The young girl ran between residential homes and did not speak to the driver. The driver of the SUV left the area without further contact with the child.
The vehicle is described as a “shiny” black SUV. The driver is described as a white male, 30 years of age, dark colored hair, unshaven, short trimmed beard, larger build, with a scar on the left cheek from the edge of the mouth to the chin area.
The sheriff’s office is requesting that anyone with information about the vehicle or driver to call 641-437-7100.