May 6, 2014 3:01 pm

Police in Swift Current report attempted abduction of 8-year-old girl

RCMP are investigating a possible attempted child abduction case in Swift Current. Here is a composite sketch of a person of interest.

Handout / RCMP

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. – RCMP are investigating a possible attempted child abduction case in Swift Current.

RCMP received a call that an 8-year-old girl was walking home on the south side of Swift Current when a red Econoline-style van pulled up beside her and the man in the passenger seat told her to get in.

The girl ran away from the man and he chased her a short distance before leaving the scene.

The suspect is a white male around 30-years-old with acne on his face and wearing a dark hoodie. The only description of the driver was that he was also male.

The van the suspects were driving is an older Econoline-style van that is red and has silver spoke-style hubcaps.

Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to call RCMP at 306-778-4870 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Report an error