Luring attempt reported in Terrace, B.C.

Caucasian male was driving a navy blue minivan equipped with a roof rack

  • Jun. 12, 2015 5:00 a.m.

An incident involving a man propositioning a young girl walking alone has prompted the Terrace RCMP to remind the public, specifically woman of all ages, that personal safety is important.

On Tuesday June 9 at approximately 8 p.m. a 14-year-old girl was walking through the Tim Hortons parking lot on Keith Ave when a man in a blue van made contact with the girl.

She ignored him. He then asked her if she wanted to make some money.

The girl continued to ignore the man and approached a woman driver in another car and asked for some assistance. The man drove off.

In this incident the girl did the right thing and approached another person to ask for help, says Terrace RCMP Const. Angela Rabut.

“Personal safety is very important and the best defence to protect yourself from becoming a victim of a crime. Educate and protect yourself,” she said.

The vehicle is described as a navy blue minivan, very shiny and newer with a roof rack and items on the roof rack. An item on the roof rack may have been red.

The front passenger seat may have a red rope attached to the headrest.

There was no report of the licence plates on the vehicle.

The man is described as Caucasian, 25 to 35 years of age with auburn wavy hair, 2 or 3 inches in length. He has a well-groomed beard.

“This incident was reported as soon as it happened on Tuesday night,” said Rabut.

“If you see or know of a vehicle or person matching the description provided, let your police know at 250-638-7400.”









Just Posted

Terrace SAR aims high for new headquarters

A huge financial grant will enable Terrace Search and Rescue to move… Continue reading

New Terrace squash court opens at Summit Square Apartments

For the first time in years, squash players will be able to play on weekends in Terrace

UPDATE: Tsunami warning cancelled for coastal British Columbia

Warning issued following 7.9 earthquake off Kodiak, AK

Police encourage reporting of suspicious events following reports involving children

Terrace RCMP are asking the public to report any suspicious adult interactions… Continue reading

Soup kitchen sees “groundswell of community support”

Donations toward looming tax bill push non-profit back in the black

Tsunami warnings 101: Canada

Here are some things to know about tsunami alerts in Canada and how they work

Castlegar homicide victim identified

The victim was 38-year-old Jordan Workman of Castlegar, B.C.

B.C. Liberal leadership candidates get one last prime-time pitch

Leadership campaign to be decided in Feb. 3 vote

Andrew Scheer on trade, Trump and Trudeau

Canada’s Conservative leader begins three-day visit to B.C.

Victims restrained, sex toys and cash stolen from B.C. adult store

Armed suspects sought in adult store robbery

Vancouver Islanders ponder need for tsunami siren song

Alarm sounds in Port Alberni but not at the DND base in Esquimalt

Babcock, Goyette and Smyth honoured at Order of Hockey in Canada

Mike Babcock, from Saskatoon, guided the Detroit Red Wings to a Stanley Cup in 2008

Bell Canada alert prompts RCMP, privacy watchdog to probe data breach

Company spokesman: ‘Fewer than 100,000 customers were affected’

‘The tsunami alarm failed my household’: North Coast residents concerned over sirens, alerts

People living in northern communities share how they learned about Tuesday’s tsunami warning

Most Read