On Tuesday, March 19, the Prince George RCMP received a report of a suspicious-looking man in a vehicle approaching a child walking near North Tabor Boulevard and Ospika Boulevard.
The incident occurred at approximately 9:52 a.m. The man told the child to get in his truck. The child refused, immediately departed the area and was able to get to safety.
There are two similar incidents that have occurred in Prince George involving a man with a similar description driving a similar vehicle. One incident occurred on February 19 when a man followed a child for several blocks in his vehicle near the Heritage Elementary School. The other incident occurred on February 25, when a man approached a child near the Heritage Elementary School and attempted to lure the child into his vehicle.
The man is described as:
- Caucasion Male
- Middle aged
- Short dark hair and a short dark beard with flecks of grey, approximately one inch in length
The vehicle is described as:
- White four-door truck
- Black tonneau cover
- Tinted back windows
- Silver bumper
- The vehicle was quite dirty at the time of the incident
The Prince George RCMP is asking anyone with information to call the Police at 250-561-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)