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.”









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