Suspicious circumstances involving a 10-year-old

Police are investigating a suspicious circumstances call that occurred yesterday in Dartmouth.

At approximately 1 p.m. a man in a vehicle parked on Birchwood Terrace in Dartmouth beckoned to a 10-year-old youth to approach his vehicle. The youth ran away from the scene and the man drove by the youth before leaving the area.

The man was described as white, 40-50 years old, bald and wearing glasses. The man was driving a red four-door car.

In this case, the youth did the right thing by not approaching the vehicle, running away and reporting the incident to a trusted adult who contacted police.

Police would like to speak with the driver about this incident and are asking the driver or anyone who has information about this incident 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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