On September 18, Inverness District RCMP received a call of an attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl near a service station on Highway 105. The RCMP investigated the abduction, with multiple units responding to the scene, making extensive patrols of the area, and a helicopter was also requested to assist.
Upon further investigation, police have determined that the abduction did not happen. The RCMP would like to assure the community that they have no reason to fear any suspects or vehicles as described in this incident. Any suspicious activity should be reported to Inverness District RCMP, Waycobah office, by calling 902 756 3371 or 1-800-803 RCMP (7267).
The investigation is ongoing.
Shortly before 10 a.m. today, Inverness County RCMP received a complaint of an attempted abduction of a 14-year-old female on Highway 105 near the Irving Gas Station in the community of Waycobah.
Police are in the area investigating and asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspects and vehicle. The vehicle is described as a black, four-door car with some damage to the front bumper. The back seat of the vehicle is removed, however the rear back rest remains intact.
The suspects were identified as two white males in their 20’s, one had a tattoo on his right cheek below his eye. No other information is available about the suspects or the vehicle.
The RCMP is asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Inverness RCMP at 902-258-2213, or 1-800-803-RCMP (7267). Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not tapped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Port Hawkesbury RCMP Detachment at 902-625-2220.
Source: Media Release