Man traveling to Oak Park arrested after ‘bizarre’ and ‘irrational’ encounters with juveniles

Brian C. Hahn / photo from Riverside police
Brian C. Hahn / photo from Riverside police

A southwest suburban man was arrested after a pair of “bizarre” and “irrational” encounters with a teenager and a young girl Saturday evening in Riverside, police said.

About 7:15 p.m. police received a call of a man — later identified as 34-year-old Lyons resident Brian C. Hahn — staring at a 17-year-old girl as she sat in the front yard of her home near the intersection of Quincy Street and Cowley Road, according to a statement from Riverside police.

The girl’s father confronted Hahn and he walked away before officers arrived, police said.

Soon after, another resident called police to the 100 block of East Quincy, where Hahn allegedly walked up a driveway to a 6-year-old girl sitting in a car. Hahn asked the girl’s mother, who was between the car and the house, if the girl was her daughter and screamed “This is not your child” when she said yes, according to police.

Officers found him near Cowley and Addison Road and tackled him when he ran away, police said. No one was hurt in the struggle.

In an interview at the police station, Hahn said he was “just looking for a girlfriend” and that he walked to Riverside from Lyons on his way to Oak Park, where he would find a “nice girl,” according to police. Hahn allegedly said he was headed to Oak Park because he went to college there and knew that Oak Park has “different types of girls there.”

Police said Hahn, of the 4000 block of Anna Avenue in Lyons, was in possession of cannabis, a cannabis grinder and a half-empty bottle of alcohol.

He faces two counts of disorderly conduct, possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting a peace officer.

0 Comments

Do you have the scariest house on the block? Or the cutest kid in costume? Share your Halloween photos with us! Click here to submit them.



Modal