Man approaches female youth near playground

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment is investigating a suspicious incident of a man approaching a youth on Thomas St. in Lake Echo.

On March 18, at approximately 2:40 p.m., officers responded to a report that an unknown man had approached a female youth near a playground on Thomas St. and asked her to come with him in his van. Upon seeing another female youth at the playground, the man fled on foot into a wooded area nearby. Extensive patrols of the area were made, but the man could not be located.

The man is described as white, with short brown hair, moustache, and facial stubble. He was wearing a jean jacket, black t-shirt, jeans, black shoes and a chain.

The investigation is ongoing. RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment would like to speak to the man regarding the circumstances of the interaction.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at, or use the P3 Tips App.


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