(LAURENTIAN VALLEY TWP, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a report of a suspicious male who invited a female pedestrian in her early teens to enter his vehicle. The incident took
place at approximately 3:00 p.m. on December 14, 2021 on Allen Street in Laurentian Valley Township.

As the pedestrian approached the male’s parked vehicle he invited her to get in his vehicle. The pedestrian declined and continued walking only to observe the same vehicle driving toward her on Glen Street a short time later. The female became concerned and made her way to a place of safety and the vehicle left in an unknown direction.

The person of interest is described as an English-speaking white male with a goatee, wearing sunglasses with an orange tint to the lens, approximately 40 years old. He was driving a newer model white vehicle, possibly a small SUV.

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Parents are reminded to speak to their children about their personal safety including not accepting rides from unknown individuals.