RCMP in Langford west of Victoria are investigating the attempted abduction of a 10-year-old girl one week ago today.
Police say it happened back on November 18th at 2:50 in the afternoon, when the elementary school student was walking along Rainville Road.
Police say a suspicious man driving a white panel van asked her to get in, but she ran away and advised her family, who called police.
The suspect is described as:
- Caucasian male
- 30 years old
- Black greasy hair
- Navy blue shirt
- Grey/black skate shoes with white soles
- Grey jeans
The vehicle is described as:
- White older panel van with no side or rear windows
- Dirty with scratches on the side
- Garbage in the passenger side wheel well.
We are looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed this van or suspect in that area, states Cst. Alex Bérubé, spokesperson for the West Shore RCMP Detachment.While no other cases were reported, we encourage the public to report any suspicious activity to police right away.”
Anyone with information is urged to contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-222-TIPS.