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Thompson RCMP searching for attempted kidnapping suspect

On November 29th, 2019, at approximately 4:21 PM, the Thompson RCMP received a complaint a 9 year-old child had been walking home from school by himself near Princeton Drive and Stanford Bay when he was grabbed by the arm by an unknown adult male wearing a mask and this male had tried to pull him into a vehicle.

 

This incident was reported to have occurred at approximately 3:40 PM.

 

This man is described as being in his 20s, having a darker complexion with black, curly hair and brown eyes. He is also described as being approximately 170 centimetres in height. This man was wearing a black hoody with the hood up and wearing a dark green bandana as a mask. The man was also reported to have had blood shot eyes.

 

The vehicle is described as being a grey Chevrolet minivan or SUV with tinted windows.

 

After the child had been grabbed, the vehicle drove towards Highland Tower.

 

It is believed multiple children may have witnessed this incident.

 

Anyone with information about this incident or with residential video surveillance in the area, is asked to call the Thompson RCMP at 204-677-6909 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477. Tips can also be submitted online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.

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