Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release RUSSELL COUNTY POLICE REQUEST PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING MALE 2016-11-22
From: Russell County OPP Date: November 22, 2016
POLICE REQUEST PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING MALE
(Embrun, ON) – On Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 4:30 p.m., Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) – Russell County detachment – received a complaint about a suspicious man who approached a mother and her young children while at the Metro grocery store in Casselman, ON.
This unknown male made an offer for her to bring her children to his residence, where they could utilize woodworking equipment in his garage and also offered to give his phone number to her, all of which she declined.
On Sunday, November 20th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m., police were called to attend a Dollarama in Embrun, ON as an unknown male approached two separate families with young children and offered for the children to be dropped off at his residence to play in the woodworking shop in his garage and then volunteered to provide his phone number. Both families declined the offer.
Police believe that these incidents involve the same male and are therefore interested in speaking with him. Assistance is being sought from the public in helping to identify him, or in having the male contact police directly.
The male is described as:
- Caucasian man in his 50’s,
- approximately 6”0”- 6”2” tall,
- grey hair with some curl,
- scruffy facial hair
- english speaking without an accent,
- wearing a light coat,
- jeans and,
- white running shoes.
If you or anyone you know, are aware of this male’s identity or have any further information about this incident, you are asked to contact Detective Constable Tammy Barnes of the Russell County OPP at 613-443-4499