Report of suspicious male in Mission Rd. area

Man attempted to lure 11-year-old girl into his car

  • Jan. 22, 2016 4:00 p.m.

On Thursday, Jan. 21, the Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a suspicious occurrence after school, at approximately 2:30 p.m., at the corner of Mission Rd and Veterans Memorial Parkway, near the new hospital construction site in Courtenay.

As an 11-year-old female was walking home school, it was reported that she was approached by an unknown male. The male put his arm around her and asked if she wanted to come to his car.  The female ran home and reported the incident to her parent.

The male is described as being around 6’1” tall, Caucasian, unshaven, with short facial hair and approximately 40 years old.

The Comox Valley RCMP are requesting assistance in identifying this male. If you were in this area at this time and saw anything that could assist with this investigation, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). (2016-776)


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