The following is a release from the Walla Walla Police Department:

Walla Walla Police are notifying local schools and residents of an individual who has been arrested recently near local schools.

4-18-2019 Juaquin Avalos, 34, was arrested for Communicating With Minor for Immoral Purposes, near Walla Walla High School.

05/07/2019 at 0545 Avalos was arrested in his vehicle adjacent Whitman College Reid Center for inappropriate behavior.

Law enforcement is concerned that Avalos may visit other schools or public areas outside the City of Walla Walla.

Avalos drives a gold colored 2002 Toyota Camry with Washington license plates of 977YZW.

If this vehicle is seen near area schools the public should contact local law enforcement.  Walla Walla area residents can contact Walla Walla Police dispatch at 509-527-1960.