Young girls photographed by unknown man at park

Published 9:51am Friday, June 28, 2013 Updated 12:07pm Friday, June 28, 2013

An unknown man talked to two young girls and took pictures of them at North Broadway Park Thursday, according to Fergus Falls police.

A mother reported the incident to police at 2 p.m., about 45 minutes after it happened. The 4-year-old and 6-year-old girls said that a man with dark hair wearing a black shirt and glasses followed them around while they played at the park, asking their names and taking pictures of them.

The girls told him their names but reportedly said “no” when the man asked to take their pictures.

The man left the park on foot and police were unable to locate him.


  • rickstevens

    OMG did he realy take there pictures? I hope they throw him in Prison. Just Kidding. I understand the moms concern but why is this in the paper? Who cares?

  • Apples

    So other parents are made AWARE of the fact.

    Who knows if he did or not take pictures. Maybe he was just walking through. was talking.tecting on a phone and was being nice.


  • concerned

    occasionally concerned citizens might feel it’s their duty to question 4 and 6 year old unattended children, and sometimes people take photos simply because they are decent moral people who live in a society that guarantees them that simple right regardless of their motivation for doing such. since when has it become cause of concern for anyone to photograph anyone in a public location? if that’s now the case there are hundreds if not thousands of surveillance cameras in this city that will need to be removed. while We as parents sometimes worry about strangers, the real dangers come from those much more closely related to you, and if u have any worries at all, just don’t leave such young children unattended in the first place.

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