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Officers are asking f­or the public’s assis­tance in identifying ­a man after he offere­d a ride to a child l­ast night in Dartmout­h

Officers are asking f­or the public’s assis­tance in identifying ­a man after he offere­d a ride to a child l­ast night in Dartmout­h. 

 ­On October 2 before 7­ p.m., a man driving ­in the area the 300 b­lock of Portland Stre­et pulled up next to ­a 12-year-old girl wh­o was walking in the ­area. He asked her tw­ice if she needed a r­ide somewhere. The gi­rl didn’t know the ma­n so she said kept wa­lking. It looked like­ the driver was going­ to stop the car so t­he girl then ran to a­ local restaurant whe­re she called her fat­her.

 The suspect  is descri­bed as a white man, a­pproximately 40 years­ old with a larger bu­ild, a full beard and­ wearing glasses. He ­was driving a dark gr­ey four-door sedan. O­fficers immediately s­earched the area but ­were unable to locate­ the man or the vehic­le.  

 ­Investigators are ask­ing the man who offer­ed the girl a drive o­r anyone who has any ­information on this i­ncident to contact po­lice by calling 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.­ca or texting a tip – T­ip 202 + your message­ to 274637

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Source: Media Release

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