Date: 09-17-20 

Incident Type: Suspicious Circumstances 

Date and Time of Occurrence: 09-16-20 at approximately 7:45 am 

Location: Rapidan (Rapidan Avenue near County Road 9) 

Agency Point of Contact: Captain Paul Barta 


On the morning of September 16th, the Sheriff’s Office received a report that an unknown man approached a 12-year-old girl in Rapidan. The child told her mother that the man stopped his car and asked if she was going to the Dam Store then said, “come on.” The car drove away when the girl walked back to her house. 

The vehicle was described as a small, older, dark blue car with four doors. The male was described as white and skinny, between 35 and 45 years old with blonde hair, a beard and green eyes. 

The Sheriff’s Office has increased patrol in the area and continues efforts to identify the man involved in the incident. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (507) 304-4863.