Ottawa County deputies investigate report of men in van approaching girls

GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, MICH. - Deputies in Ottawa County are investigating a report that while three young girls were riding their bikes, they were approached by two men they did not know.  

Captain Mark Bennett says the girls were riding Friday, April 7, in the area of 36th Avenue and Port Sheldon Road.  A white work van drove by them and pulled over; Bennett says two men left the van and approached the girls.

The three girls ranging in ages from 10-12 rode off on their bikes, and the two men got back in the van and left. It was last seen heading west on Port Sheldon.  

Deputies say the van is described as a white work van with a ladder rack and a logo on the side. The girls were not able to make out what the logo looked like but say it was a light blue square with white lettering.  

The van is described as being in good condition with no visible damage or dents. It also doesn't have any windows.

The two men who got out of the van are described as white males in their late 30s to early 40s; one is around six feet tall, with a husky build and a beard, wearing a sweat shirt and sweat pants. The other man is around 5-foot-8-inches tall with a thin build

He was wearing a dark colored mechanic style coveralls.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Silent Observer at 1-877-88-SILENT.

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