Troy police searching for man taking pictures of children

Police are warning people in the Troy area to be on the lookout for a suspicious man who is taking photos of children.

On three separate occasions over the past few weeks police said a suspect described as a white male in a red pickup truck has been spotted taking photos of children as they play.

Police said the suspect has not tried to make contact with any of the children. But they warned parents to remind their children to stay away from strangers.

Police are trying to track down the photographer. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 618-667-6731.