OPP investigating suspicious person in Amherstview

On June 11, 2018 at approximately 5:32pm the Loyalist Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a suspicious male in the town of Amherstview. OPP say a male driver approached a 12 year old girl on Pratt St in Amherstview and asked if she wanted candy. The young girl ran away and police were called.

The suspect is described as a white male, mid 60s with a gray beard, wearing a hat and sunglasses.

The vehicle is described as an older model Dodge minivan, silver or white in colour with several rust spots on the lower parts of the exterior.

The suspect has been observed driving on the wrong side of the road approaching young pedestrians. In other instances he has offered rides to other youth, often using candy and similar items to lure children into his vehicle. Police are looking to identify the male and his vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Napanee OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000

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