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Suspicious incident near elementary school reported

Police are on the lookout for a man driving a pickup truck following a report of a suspicious incident at a local elementary school.
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Police are on the lookout for a man driving a pickup truck following a report of a suspicious incident at a local elementary school.

The suspect is further described as Caucasian, 20 to 30 years old, with short hair and a long beard and wearing a flat-brimmed baseball hat. The truck was a white Ford with four doors and a black tailgate.

The man is suspected of following a student while walking home from Heritage Elementary School for a lengthy period on Tuesday starting at about 2:30 p.m.

"The driver did not attempt to communicate with the student, however, followed the student for several blocks in his truck," RCMP said. "It was last seen near the intersection of Corless Crescent and Tabor Boulevard."

The incident was reported to police the next day.

Police would like to speak to the person involved and to any witnesses to the incident.

The detachment can be contacted at 250-561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.