Mooresville Police Press Release Stalking at local retailer

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PRESS RELEASE -- MOORESVILLE, NC: On Tuesday, April 4 at 7:55 a.m., Mooresville Police received a report of a stalking incident which occurred at a local retailer the previous evening at approximately 6 p.m.
 



MOORESVILLE, NC: On Tuesday, April 4 at 7:55 a.m., Mooresville Police received a report of a stalking incident which occurred at a local retailer the previous evening at approximately 6 p.m.

 
A Sherrills Ford woman and her juvenile daughter reported that a man followed them around in a suspicious manner in two retailers, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Target, in Mooresville. In the second retailer location, Target, the man allegedly grabbed the daughter by the arm. Mooresville Police are investigating this incident. Target Stores is cooperating with the investigation. Video of the incident is being reviewed.
 
Information about the incident was posted on social media after it occurred. “The challenge with an investigation of this nature is the panic this type of incident creates throughout the community,” said Major Ron Chilton. “In this age of social media, the information that gets posted, shared or copied can often be taken out of context or some facts changed completely from the initial incident.”
 
Police offer these tips if you feel you are being followed in a suspicious manner:
 
Get to a SAFE location.
Contact police IMMEDIATELY.
If inside a retailer, ALERT store staff and ask them to call police.
This press release appears as received from the Mooresville Police Department with the exception of  page/text/space/paragraph/general formatting details.  Picture placement also excluded.  All pictures included with original release may not be shown here. Separate reports contained within the same press release may have also been removed. Additionally, the different pieces of the press release may have been re-arranged.  This press release was posted at WSICfm.com after being received from the agency listed. Article title and picture captions may, or may not be, part of the press release.  This information does, however
 

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