Victoria police seek man, witnesses after child reports suspicious incident

Man spoke to 11 year old in Fairfield on Nov. 5

Victoria police seek witnesses after a suspicious incident involving a child in Victoria’s Fairfield neighbourhood.

A concerned parent called to report her 11-year-old daughter was in the area of Moss Street and Thurlow Road when a man spoke to her on Nov. 5 around 8 a.m. The child said the man’s comment was concerning. The girl continued walking away and last saw him meet up with two other men standing near a white truck at the corner of Thurlow Road. The girl was not physically injured in the interaction.

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Officers hope to speak with witnesses and with the man involved. He is described as a Caucasian male in his 20s, with brown hair. The man may be associated with a rusty, older model blue car which was parked on Thurlow Road.

Anyone with information is asked to call the VicPD non-emergency line at 250-995-7654 or report anonymously by calling Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.



c.vanreeuwyk@blackpress.ca

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