The Genesee County Sheriff Department asked that the following statement be released to the residents of Vienna Township:
On 8/29/2016 at approximately 8:00 pm the Office of Genesee County Sheriff responded to a call at Vienna Township Rest Area on southbound I-75 for a suspicious man.
A deputy from the Sheriff’s Office was given the following information from the complainant:
The complainant stated she was walking around the rest area with her 2 year old granddaughter, on 8/29/2016 at approximately 7:30 pm, when they were approached by an older male. The complainant described this male as approximately 55-65 years old with long gray hair and an average build. The complainant stated the male was dressed in blue jeans with a white t-shirt and an unknown color button-up shirt over the t-shirt that was unbuttoned.
The complainant stated the males appeared to have been watching her and her granddaughter when they were walking and approached them when they sat on the bench. The complainant stated the male asked her if her granddaughter got enough exercise and offered to give her granddaughter a bike he had inside his van. The complainant stated she refused the bike and walked to her car with her granddaughter and then left the area. The complainant stated she saw the male leave in a van soon after she left the rest area.
The complainant described the males van as a powder blue conversion van with white trim and rust on the vehicle. The complainant stated there was damage to the driver’s side of the van, but could not specify where the damage was located on the van.