Information Sought Following Child-Luring Attempt Near Pritchard

RCMP in the Chase area have released details on a reported child-luring attempt from Thursday afternoon, near Pritchard.

Police say that a 14 year old girl was approached as she stepped off the bus near Martin Prairie Road.

It happened around 3:30PM, with the male telling the girl he was there to pick her up.

RCMP report that the male become more forceful in his request when the girl initially refused, and that she eventually ran to a nearby home.

The suspect is described as being his 40's, Caucasian, with a balding hairline, and sideburns connecting to his mustache and goatee.

The vehicle used was a maroon-coloured 4-door car, with a black hood.

Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP in Chase.

Local Police say its a reminder for parents to talk to their kids about basic safety principles.