Calgary, AB,
01
December
2015
|
00:12
America/Denver

Police seeking public assistance in attempted child abduction

The Calgary Police Service is investigating an attempted child abduction that occurred earlier today in the community of Varsity.

At approximately 12:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, a child was approached by an unknown male while inside a convenience store located at 4615 Valiant Drive N.W.

During the interaction, the 12-year-old victim was verbally threatened by the suspect, but managed to escape. The victim ran to a nearby school and reported the incident to police.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 40s, between 5’8” and 5’11” tall. He was described as having a round face with a moustache or goatee, short and balding grey hair, and brown eyes. He was wearing a brown jacket, dark pants and may have smelled of campfire and alcohol. It is possible he was driving an older model 90s, two-door, grey sedan with no licence plate.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact the non-emergency number at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Case #15510337/5159