RCMP investigate a possible child abduction attempt in Langford

Police are investigating a possible child abduction after a man in a white panel van drove up to an elementary student in Langford and asked her to get into the van.

The incident occurred on November 18, 2015, around 2:50 pm.

The 10 year old female student was walking on Rainville Rd when a suspicious man, driving a white panel van approached her, asking her to get in the van.

The student was able to run away quickly and advise her family. Police were subsequently notified.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • 30 years old
  • Black greasy hair
  • Goatee
  • Navy blue shirt
  • Grey/black skate shoes with white soles
  • Grey jeans jeans

The vehicle is described as:

  • White older panel van with no side or rear windows
  • Dirty with scratches on the side
  • Garbage in the passenger side wheel well.

“We are looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed this van or suspect in that area”, states Cst. Alex Bérubé, spokesperson for the West Shore RCMP Detachment.

“While no other cases were reported, we encourage the public to report any suspicious activity to police right away”.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-222-TIPS.