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Police: Man poses as boy, asks students to send inappropriate photos

Posted December 5, 2017 4:15 p.m. EST

— Police are investigating an incident involving a 37-year-old man posing as a young boy on Instagram.

The suspect portrayed himself as a 12-year-old boy and asked several young female students to send him inappropriate photos, the Tittabawassee Township Police Department said.

The students all attend Freeland Schools.

Police have identified the suspect, executed search warrants and been in contact with the students' parents, Tittabawassee Township Police Det. Brian Berg said.

Freeland Schools Superintendent Matt Cairy barred the suspect from going to any of the district's schools or attending any school events.

If you have any information regarding this matter of if your child received an Instagram message from the usernames "Saginawbaseball;trevor" "tKnightFreeland:Saginaw Baseball" or "23basketballJones23;Knight," you are asked to contact Berg at

The incident remains under investigation.