BEND, OR -- A girl in the Woodside Ranch neighborhood, southeast of Bend, says a suspicious man ran toward her while she was walking to a friend’s house, Wednesday afternoon at about 2:30. The Sheriff’s Office says the 10-year-old’s mother reported the incident last night, and says her daughter was able to safely run away.
Deputies investigating the circumstances are looking for anyone who may have seen the man around Woodside Road and Pine Vista Drive. He's described by the girl as a 40-year-old white male with black hair. He was wearing a red jacket, grey pants and black shoes. Anyong with information is asked to call non-emergency dispatch at 541-693-6911. They don't yet know why he ran at the girl.