Police investigate after man asks to take teenage girl's picture in Halifax

Police are investigating after a man approached a teenage girl in Halifax and asked to take her photo.

Halifax Regional Police say the man approached the teenager, who was with a group of girls and their teacher out running along Cogswell Street, around 12:15 p.m. Friday.

After the teen declined the suspect's offer, he left the area in an SUV driving north on Robie Street.

Police say the girl reported the incident to school authorities, who contacted police.

Investigators say they have identified the man involved in the incident, and that their investigation is ongoing.