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Winnipeg police warn of suspicious man after girls approached at Wolseley school

Winnipeg police are warning about a man who approached a group of girls playing at Mulvey School Tuesday. Global News

Police are warning about a suspicious man who approached a group of young girls who were playing at a Wolseley neighbourhood school playground Tuesday afternoon.

The four young girls, aged 3 to 12, were at the playground at Mulvey School around 4 p.m. when police say a man approached, offered them cigarettes, and asked them where they live. Police say the man may have also followed the group of girls.

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The man was later confronted by a parent and left the area, say police.

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The man is described as 60-70 years old with a slim build, “shaggy” grey hair, and a white mustache with stubble. He was wearing a long-sleeved shirt, black pants, and black shoes with sunglasses on his head.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the child abuse unit at 204-986-6868 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS.

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