Mounties in Surrey say they’re investigating a report of an tried abduction close to an elementary faculty within the metropolis’s Cloverdale neighbourhood.
Surrey RCMP say they have been notified of the incident shortly earlier than three p.m. Friday. It occurred close to Adams Highway Elementary Faculty on 68 Avenue, police say in a information launch.
A pupil reported being approached by a person driving a black van, who requested them to get inside, in keeping with police. The scholar ran away into the college constructing, the place workers known as police.
Mounties say restricted descriptions of each the person and his automobile can be found. They describe the automobile as a black van and the suspect as a dark-skinned man with a beard and a bald head. He was sporting an orange-brown shirt, in keeping with police.
Officers are canvassing the world for witnesses and video and are asking anybody with info to name 604-599-0502. Ideas can be offered anonymously by way of Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
Surrey RCMP additionally say they’ve completed investigating info that circulated on-line final week a couple of suspicious circumstance during which a person in a gray Mercedes approached a bunch of youngsters in Clayton Heights. Police say they’ve recognized the automobile and the driving force and decided there was no try to abduct the youngsters. The person was within the space to take photographs associated to his enterprise, police say.