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RCMP: Looking for man after “suspicious activity” near playground

By News Mar 18, 2024 | 8:27 PM

RCMP are looking into a suspicious incident involving a man and a young girl in Lake Echo.

It happened near a playground on Thomas Street around 2:40 p.m. on Monday.

Police say the man asked her to come in his van, but after seeing another girl at the playground, he ran into the woods.

The man is described as white, with short brown hair, moustache, and facial stubble. He was wearing a jean jacket, black t-shirt, jeans, black shoes and a chain.

RCMP would like to speak to the man regarding the circumstances of the interaction.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.