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RCMP investigate incident of man approaching pre-teen boy

RCMP were called out to an incident during which a man approached a boy near 17th Avenue and Victoria Street at about 4 p.m. Friday.

Police were advised that a pre-teen boy walking alone was approached and spoken to by a man.  The man was said to be driving an older, red, two-door rusty pickup.

The boy ran to a safe place, however police were not immediately called.  Patrols for the vehicle and driver were negative. 

The man was described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • Approximately 168 cm (5’6′)
  • Heavy set build
  • Short hair
  • Wearing sandals, jeans and a black hoody

The investigation into this incident is continuing.  Police would like to speak to the driver.  If you have any information about this incident or the person involved, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only).  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.