SASKATOON – Saskatoon police are investigating a report of a student being approached by a suspicious person in the Parkridge neighbourhood. The incident occurred in the 1200-block of McCormack Road early Tuesday afternoon.
Police say a man pulled up in a vehicle and told an 11-year-old girl in front of a school to get into the vehicle. He then allegedly grabbed onto the girl’s arm and attempted to pull her into the car but she managed to get away.
The girl reported the activity to school staff and her parents.
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The suspect is described as Caucasian, in his early 20s, between six-foot and six-foot four with an average build. He was unshaven and had tattoos on his forearms and neck.
His hair was brown, short and curly. At the time, the suspect was wearing a jean jacket, black pants that were ripped and black shoes.
The vehicle is described as a red older model, four-door sedan with a dent on the passenger side front door.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.