Police look into attempted abduction close to school
Jun 28 2012
A 10-year-old girl was walking to school Wednesday when a man tried to get her to go in his vehicle.
Victoria police believe the man was trying to abduct the girl and are asking the public's help in locating the suspect.
The girl was on her way to George Jay Elementary School just before 9 a.m. when a man asked her to go with him to his van. She refused and ran to a family member for help.
When they got to school, they reported the incident to school administration, who called police.
The suspect is described as a white male wearing a white T-shirt and and blue jeans. He has a white beard and a blond ponytail. He was wearing glasses and is believed to be a smoker.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 250-995-7444 or Crime Stoppers at 1800222-TIPS (8477).