Police Probe Two Suspicious Incidents
Prince George, B.C. – RCMP in Prince George are investigating two suspicious incidents that occurred yesterday, both involving school aged children in Prince George.
Around 1:45 Thursday, police received a report from the vice-principal of a local high school advising that a student had reported a suspicious incident that had occurred that morning.
The teenaged girl was on her way to school near Westgate Avenue and Bear Road at approximately 8:15 am. A male in a pick-up pulled up nearby and summoned her to his truck, twice. The teen refused both times and the male drove away. He is described as:
- Caucasian male
- 40 to 50 year old
- Pale white, saggy skin with scabs on the bridge of his nose and cheek
- Short brush cut brown hair
- Wearing a brown Carhartt jacket
The vehicle was described as a dark coloured and dirty Ford F-150 pick-up truck.
At approximately 2:25 pm the same afternoon, the Prince George RCMP received another report of a suspicious incident near another area high school.
A member of the public called police to report that a male in a van was throwing snowballs at students on their way home from school. This occurred near Renwick Crescent and Edmonton Street. Before calling police, the member of the public confronted the man who stated that he liked talking to the students and that he just arrived here from Newfoundland. He is described as:
- Older male
- Wearing blue jeans and a hat similar to those worn in the outback of Australia
The vehicle is described as a white van with a charcoal coloured bottom/base, similar to a Chevrolet Montana.
Extensive patrols were made in the area, but neither the vehicle nor the male were located.
Police do not believe these two incidents are linked.
Police would like to speak to the men involved in these incidents. If you know who either of these men are or have any information about these incidents, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300.