RIDGE Meadows RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest who allegedly offered a ride to a 12-year-old girl.
On Monday, March 11, at around 4:30 p.m., police received a report about a man in the 23000-block area of 118th Avenue, near Golden Ears Elementary School, who allegedly offered a ride home to a 12-year-old girl. The girl said “no” and made it home safely. The vehicle left the area without further incident.
Police are releasing a composite sketch of the alleged suspect and a video captured image of the alleged suspect vehicle from the area.
The suspect is described as white, approximately 35 to 45 years old, balding with lighter grey hair, clean shaven and wearing a grey zip-up hoody.
The suspect vehicle is described as a later model silver or gold Ford SUV.
“This young girl did the right thing in saying no and immediately returning home and telling an adult she knows,” said Inspector Aaron Paradis on TUesday. “Police are trying to put together the pieces of the puzzle here and would like to speak with the alleged suspect. If you know who this person may be, please contact us.”
If you have any information about this incident call Ridge Meadows RCMP at 604-463-6251. If you wish to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip online at www.solvecrime.ca. Crime Stoppers may pay a reward of up to $2,000 if your information leads to an arrest and conviction.