PG RCMP seeks information following third suspicious incident involving child

Most recent incident occurred near North Tabor Boulevard and Ospika Boulevard

On Tuesday, March 19, the Prince George RCMP received a report of a suspicious male in a vehicle approaching a child walking near North Tabor Boulevard and Ospika Boulevard and telling the child to get in his truck.

The child refused and was able to get to safety. The incident occurred around 9:50 a.m. According to a press release from the Prince George RCMP, frontline officers were unable to locate the vehicle in question.

This is the third similar incident that has occurred in Prince George since Feb. 19. The second incident occurred on Feb. 25, and all three involved a male with a similar description driving a similar vehicle.

The first incident occurred when a male followed a child for several blocks in his vehicle near Heritage Elementary School, while the second incident occurred near the same school, with a male approaching a child and attempting to lure the child into his vehicle.

The male is described as:

  • Caucasian Male
  • Middle aged
  • Short dark hair and a short dark beard with flecks of grey, approximately 1 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

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Prince George RCMP at 250-561-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Heather Norman
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