Man seen forcing young girl into vehicle, police investigating

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a suspicious circumstance call that occurred in Halifax.

On May 6 at approximately 8:50 p.m. police responded to a report of a man forcing a youth into a car in the area of Vienna and Oxford streets in Halifax. A man appeared to be chasing a girl who was running from him. The man grabbed the girl, forced her into a car that was waiting in the area and directed the driver to drive away. A boy who was in the back seat of the car told a bystander that he knew the girl and everything was okay. The car left the area and another vehicle arrived and picked up the man. Both vehicles were seen heading towards Chebucto Road. Responding officers were not able to locate either vehicle.

The girl is described as white, approximately 13-years-old with a thin build and curly brown hair.

The man is described as white, bald with a heavy build and a darker goatee.

The boy is described as white, approximately 13-years-old with red hair.

The car is described as small and silver. The other vehicle is described as a silver SUV.

The caller did the right thing by reporting the matter to police so officers could investigate and determine what had occurred.

Police are asking the man or anyone with information in relation to this incident or video of the area to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or by using the P3 Tips app.

Source: Release

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