Natick Police: Suspicious man approached boys

Posted: 10/09/13 at 8:00 pm EDT      Last Updated: 10/09/13 at 8:19 pm EDT

NATICK, Mass. (WHDH) -- Police and families on Natick are on alert after two young boys were approached by a suspicious man in an SUV.

According to the Natick Police Department the man, who was driving an older model green Ford Explorer with some rust on the bumper, drove by the boys, beeped his horn and loudly asked if they wanted a ride.

A short while alter the same man drove by one of the boys again in the other direction.

The man is described as being in his mid to late 40s with a thin light brown and gray beard. He was also wearing a well-worn Red Sox hat with a white brim.

If you recognize the man you are asked to contact the Natick Police Department at (508) 647-9500

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