Calgary, AB,

Police investigating after girl followed to residence

The Calgary Police Service is investigating after a 12-year-old girl was followed by a man in the community of Thorncliffe.

At approximately 5:30 p.m., on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the girl walked by a man while leaving the Thornhill Aquatic & Recreation Centre located at 6715 Centre St. N.W. The girl then noticed the same man following her as she walked south through a field beside the centre and on to a residence near the intersection of Centre Street and Tache Avenue N.W.

When she arrived at the residence, the girl told an adult in the house that she was being followed. The adult went outside and confronted the man, at which point he fled. The man did not interact with the girl at any point during the incident.

The man is described as Caucasian, in his early 20s, 5’8” tall, with a brown hoodie, blue jeans, black baseball cap, white running shoes and scratches on the left side of his face.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact police by calling the non-emergency number at 403-266-1234, or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Case# 17147813/3820