Whitecourt RCMP Investigating After Girl Approached by Man


June 26, 2019 at 1:14 pm - Home, Local News
By Erika Chorostil

RCMP in Whitecourt are continuing to investigate after a 13-year-old girl said she was approached last week by a man in a pickup truck.

On June 22nd around 1:30 in the afternoon, the girl was walking off Park Drive North in a field area when she says she was approached by a black two-door GMC pickup and asked if she needed a ride by the male driver.

She then alleges that the male suspect grabbed her arm before she got away on foot.

The pickup was last seen heading east in the direction of the Tags Gas Station.

The man is described as being white, 40-50 years old, with red hair, a red beard and wearing a black top with grey sweats.

If anyone has information about this incident, you are asked to contact Whitecourt RCMP at 780-778-5454, or your local police, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).




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