(PERTH EAST, ON) - The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to speak with the driver or drivers of vehicles observed near an elementary school lately.
On October 2, 2020, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Perth County OPP were contacted to investigate a suspicious vehicle lingering near North Easthope Public School on Perth Road 108, in the Township of Perth East, while students were participating in an outdoor class. The vehicle left the scene prior to police arrival.
A second incident occurred on October 5, 2020, just after 11:40 a.m., when a similar vehicle was observed again parked near the school.
The most recent incident occurred on October 6, 2020, after 1:15 p.m. when students observed a vehicle drive by the school at a very slow rate of speed with the window down.
In each incident, the vehicle is described as a silver or beige four-door sedan. One driver was described as female, wearing a red baseball hat. The other individual is male. At no time did the drivers attempt to make contact with any student or staff.
Perth County OPP are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the drivers and vehicle involved in this ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
The OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety at all times and to be extremely vigilant and aware of your surroundings. The OPP's website, www.opp.ca, contains a number of useful resources, tips and links.