The following is an FYI. Given that we are just 25 minutes away, SPN is sharing the following notification from the Westshore RCMP. The incident occurred one week ago, and this information was released today.
If you spot the vehicle or have any information for the RCMP, please call the number provided.
Police investigate possible attempted abduction
2015-11-25 09:24 PST
File # 2015-17041
West Shore RCMP’s Major Crime Unit is currently investigating a case of an attempted possible child abduction that occurred on November 18, 2015 in Langford.
At around 2:50 pm that day, a 10 year old female elementary school student was walking on Rainville Rd when a suspicious man, driving a white panel van approached her, asking her to get in the van. The student was able to run away quickly and advise her family. Police were subsequently notified.[sam id=”15″ codes=”true”]The suspect is described as:
- Caucasian male
- 30 years old
- Black greasy hair
- Navy blue shirt
- Grey/black skate shoes with white soles
- Grey jeans jeans
The vehicle is described as:
- White older panel van with no side or rear windows
- Dirty with scratches on the side
- Garbage in the passenger side wheel well.
We are looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed this van or suspect in that area, states Cst. Alex Bérubé, spokesperson for the West Shore RCMP Detachment.
While no other cases were reported, we encourage the public to report any suspicious activity to police right away.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Cst. Alex Bérubé
Media Relations Officer
West Shore RCMP
698 Atkins Avenue, Victoria, BC V9B 3A4