Police investigate report of suspicious man approaching 10 year old girl in Niagara Falls

Police have released a photo of a suspect after reports of a suspcious man approaching a little girl in Niagara Falls.

Officials say a man in a black car spoke with a 10 year old girl while she was walking to school near the corner of Hawkins Street and Drummond Road on Thursday morning around 8:15 a.m.

The girl became scared and ran to a nearby home, but was not hurt.

The man is described as white, between 23 and 25 years of age, with dark brown hair and stubble. He was wearing a red hat, drove a 4 door Volkswagen Jetta with nine spoke rims and a object was hanging from the rearview mirror at the time.

Detectives ask anyone in the following areas to take a look through surveillance footage for any sign of the man or his vehicle:

- Drummond Road
- Churchill Street
- Villiage Crescent 
- Hawkins Street
- Dell Ave
- Margaret Street
- Arad Street

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Sara Mummery at (905) 688-4111, dial option 3, Badge #9427