An update on a story http://www.washingtoncountyinsider.com brought to you Monday, May 23 about a suspicious man at Ackerman’s Grove County Park has been identified.
See release from Washington County Sheriff’s below.
The Sheriff’s Office has identified the person in regards to the suspicious situation at Ackerman’s Park. Acting on a tip from a citizen who was familiar with this person, a detective made contact with an 86-year-old Town of West Bend man.
The caller knew this man had offered candy to children in restaurants in the past, matched the physical description provided and drove a similar vehicle.
The man readily admitted that he was in fact the person in the park and had offered children some candy. It is believed that the man had no bad intentions and has been known to do similar acts of kindness in the past.
The man now understands that is not a good idea to do that and will stop. The man has no criminal history; there will be no criminal charges in this matter.