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Two Males Approached Two Kids, Offered Them Christmas Gifts in Howell

Howell Township

Police in Howell are investigating a suspicious incident they say happened in the Fort Plains Road area.

According to police, on December 12th at approximately 4:30 pm, police received a report of suspicious activity within the Toscana Development off of Fort Plains Road.

Upon arrival, police learned that two males - described as being either Hispanic or Middle-Eastern - in a black vehicle with Delaware license plates approached an eight and eleven-year-old and offered them Christmas gifts.

The gifts reportedly consisted of an Amazon gift card, coloring book, and a trinket.

The males drove off after a parent came out of a residence.

Police said there was no attempt to lure the children into the vehicle or take possession of the children.

Howell officers are actively investigating this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Antunez at 732-938-4575 or