‘Suspicious incident’ prompts investigation

Police are looking for more information after a group of kids were approached by a man in Silver Creek

  • Jun. 26, 2014 7:00 p.m.

Hope RCMP are looking for more information after a report that a strange man approached a group of kids last Monday.

The male youths were walking behind a business in the 11900 block of Silverview Road at around 2 p.m. June 16 when they were approached by a stranger.

The man asked the youths if they wanted ice cream that he had left over. The youths told the man “no,” however, were asked again. After the second time, the youths left the area and no further interaction occurred.

“Although there was no overt attempt on the part of the unknown male to entice the youths, we want the public to be aware that this incident happened,” said Const. Tracy Wolbeck.

The male is described as being a Caucasian male between 50-60 years old.  He is heavy set with a large build and is balding.

Anyone with any information cam contact the Hope RCMP at 604 869-7750 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).