WILMINGTON, Del. — Several women in Delaware say that they’ve found notes on their cars in recent months from a man named Alex. He says in each note that he finds the women attractive. He also asks them to chat and leaves his phone number.

The News Journal in Wilmington reported Friday that the women found the notes tucked into their door handles while parked at shopping plazas near Ogletown and Stanton.

The notes are written in pencil and include the same phone number. They typically read: “I saw you as we were both parking and thought that you were really cute. Not sure if you’re single, but maybe we can chat? -- Alex”

Two women recently raised concerns on Facebook, prompting their posts to be shared more than 1,200 times.

Master Cpl. Michael Austin of the Delaware State Police said police have investigated the notes. He said the telephone number was a non-working number and that no evidence of criminal activity was found.

But he cautioned shoppers to park in well-lit areas and to ignore unsolicited notes. He said: “Trust your gut instincts and if you see something, say something.”

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