Mounties investigating after 11 year old girl approached by stranger in grey car

The town of Caraquet is on edge after an 11 year old girl and her friend were approached by an unknown individual last Wednesday.

In a Facebook message, the mother of one of the girls says her daughter was offered a ride by a man driving a grey car.

The girls ran to the nearest house and the incident was reported to the RCMP.

Sgt. Stephane Blanchard says police are working to identify the driver.

Blanchard says it's the only case that has been reported to his detachment and that it's currently consider it an isolated incident.

(with files from the Acadie-Nouvelle)