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Suspicious man asking Decorah residents if they want salad

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WINNESHIEK COUNTY (KWWL) -

Decorah Newspapers is reporting that a man has been going up to homes asking if he can make the resident a salad. He then asks them to write down their address, so that he can return.

In one case, the man has actually returned with salad.

Decorah Police and the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Department received reports of this suspicious activity in Decorah and the Winneshiek County area.

According to Decorah Newspapers, area officials are also receiving reports of “someone selling books in the county and asking strange questions regarding the young women in the home.”

They remind residents not to release personal information and not to allow strangers into their home. Instead, they advise residents to contact authorities immediately.

The Decorah Police Department can be reached at 563-382-3667, and the Sheriff's Department at 563-382-4268.

Information from http://www.decorahnewspapers.com/main.asp?SectionID=2&SubSectionID=13&ArticleID=31699

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