A nine-year-old girl walking in St. Vital Thursday afternoon was approached by a suspicious man.
Winnipeg police say the child was in the area of Fernwood Avenue and St. George Road at around 3:30 p.m. when a man followed her and began talking to her. She ran away and made it to a friend’s house.
The man is described as caucasian, in his 40s, with a heavy build and white beard.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (204) 986-2857 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).