Police: Man approached girl on her way to school

State College police are investigating a suspicious incident of a man approaching a girl on her way to school.

A man in a white vehicle with scratches on it approached an 11-year-old when she was walking to a bus stop at about 7:20 a.m. Tuesday, police said. The man asked her if she wanted a ride to school and he drove away when she declined, police said.

He is described as college-aged with brown hair and is of small to average build, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact State College police at 234-7150, by email at or by submitting an anonymous tip on the police website.