Paul A. Nikas, Chief of Police
15 Elm St.
Ipswich, MA 01938
For Immediate Release
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Ipswich Police Investigating Suspicious Incident
IPSWICH – Acting Chief Jonathan Hubbard reports that the Ipswich Police Department is investigating a suspicious incident that occurred yesterday afternoon near Ipswich High School.
On Wednesday, March 28, at approximately 6 p.m., Ipswich Police were dispatched to a report of a suspicious incident in the area of Currier Park and Avery Street. Upon arrival, officers learned that a gold colored minivan with its side door open pulled over near two children who were riding bicycles.
Witnesses reported that the van drove away after the occupants, who were described as elderly, saw a parent nearby. The occupants of the van did not say anything to the children before driving away.
No license plate was provided, but the van was described as having a tire tied to its roof.
Ipswich Police are actively investigating, and anyone who has witnessed a similar incident or is familiar with the van is asked to contact the department at 978-356-4343.