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stranger danger
  • Child sickened after accepting cannabis-laced candy from stranger: Woodstock police
    The child is now safe and in good health.
    Crime
    Sep 10
  • RCMP investigate child luring after man offers boy candy in Alberta town
    A suspicious man wearing all black clothing pulled over and asked a young boy if he wanted a chocolate bar Tuesday night in a town north of Edmonton, police said.
    Crime
    Jun 19, 2019
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  • Police investigating after children approached by driver of black car in Barrie
    Officers say the children did not recognize the woman and continued home where they reported the incident to their mother who contacted police.
    Crime
    Nov 29, 2018
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  • Arizona girl’s use of ‘code word’ helps prevent potential kidnapping
    The "code word" left the suspect stumped, prompting them to drive off.
    Crime
    Nov 12, 2018
  • Man punches two strangers in the same day
    A Kingston man punched two strangers in the head on Oct. 4, police say.
    Crime
    Oct 11, 2018
  • Woman knocks on doors for help, steals cars
    Winnipeg police have arrested a 22-year-old woman for stealing cars in May through a break and enter scheme.
    Crime
    Jul 27, 2018
  • Why teaching kids about ‘stranger danger’ may backfire
    Parents just want their children to be safe – but is there a better way to teach them about how to deal with strangers?
    Lifestyle
    Jan 23, 2018
  • A man drove up to a 12-year-old, saying her mom sent him. She didn’t engage, she ran
    The man allegedly said her mother had asked him to bring her home.
    Crime
    Dec 18, 2017
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  • Hamilton police investigate after teenage girl approached by stranger on west mountain
    Hamilton Police are encouraging children to walk in pairs, or with an adult, after a reported incident on the west mountain.
    Crime
    May 12, 2017
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  • Possible child abduction attempt
    A man driving a white pickup truck stopped and said "Hey kid want a ride home?"
    Crime
    Apr 11, 2017