West Kelowna RCMP investigating after child approached by stranger

West Kelowna

2022-06-14 16:10 PDT

File # 2022-35719

The West Kelowna RCMP is investigating a report of a suspicious incident involving an individual who allegedly approached a 9-year-old child while the child was walking in the 1500-block area of Gregory Road in West Kelowna.

Sometime between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., on June 13, 2022, the child was walking home from school when they were approached by an unknown individual who grabbed the child by the shoulder. The child was not injured during this incident and they ran home and told an adult about the incident.

The suspect is described as a person in their forties wearing all dark clothing, states Cpl. Tammy Lobb, Media Relations Officer for the Kelowna RCMP.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have been in the area at the time and have dash camera footage, is asked to contact the West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880.

To remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net

 

Released by

Cpl. Tammy Lobb

Media Relations Officer
Kelowna RCMP
kelowna.rcmp.ca
1190 Richter Street
Office: 778-940-2430
Cell: 250-859-2065

Email: Kelowna_Media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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