Red Hook Police warn of white van

The Red Hook Police released the following information:

On December 19, 2012 at approximately 8:41 pm the Red Hook Police Department were dispatched to West Market Street for a report of a suspicious vehicle with the driver wearing a black ski mask.

A parent and her child were traveling Westbound on West Market Street returning home from a school event when she began to notice a white full-sized van she was following was traveling at an extremely slow speed past the schools. The caller stated that when she began to follow the white van he pulled over on Rt. 199 just south of the Red Hook High School. The caller stated that when she and her daughter drove past the white van they notice the driver wearing a dark jacket and wearing a black ski mask.

If anyone has any more information on this vehicle or the incident please contact the Red Hook Police Department at 758-0060 or

It is important to report anything that seems suspicious to the Police immediately. An incident similar to this one happened on the same day at approximately 7:52 am in the Town of Hyde Park.

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