(WEST PERTH, ON) - On November 15, 2019, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), West Perth Detachment received a report of a suspicious vehicle in Mitchell.
A student was walking home from school shortly after 11:00am on both November 14th and November 15th, when they observed a black Ford SUV following them on St. David Street. The driver of the SUV did not attempt to interact with the student, although the vehicle appeared to follow the student for a few blocks before leaving.
The male driver is described as being heavy-set, in his late '40s with a dark beard. The vehicle is described as being a black Ford SUV with black rims. No license plate number was obtained.
OPP Perth County are looking to speak with the individual involved and are requesting assistance from the public to identify the vehicle and driver.
Police encourage parents to regularly engage in personal safety conversations with their children. Tips and resources can be found at the Canadian Centre for Child Protection at www.protectchildren.ca.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.