RCMP looking for a suspect in connection with attempted child abduction in Shuswap
(JOHN MCDONALD / iNFOnews.ca)
July 06, 2017 - 4:28 PM
SICAMOUS - RCMP are looking for help finding a suspect who allegedly attempted to abduct a 3-year-old in the Shuswap.
RCMP say at about 10:30 a.m. today, July 6, a man tried to abduct a woman's child who was playing in the front yard of a rural home in the 4000 block of Malakwa Road east of Sicamous.
The mother heard yelling and when she looked she saw a man standing 10 feet away from her child with a puppy or small dog, according to an RCMP media release. The mother called to her child and the man grabbed the dog, jumped into a late model Lincoln sedan and left.
RCMP describe the suspect as a Caucasian man between 40 and 45 years old, average height, average build with short thinning blond hair. His vehicle is described as a black four-door Lincoln, similar to a MKZ, with a B.C. licence plate.
The dog was small, and tan and white coloured.
If you have information about this incident, or were a witness to this event, you are asked to contact the Sicamous RCMP at 250-836-2878 and cite file 2017-869.
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