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VicPD are seeking additional information and witnesses after a man approached two young students on school grounds Monday afternoon.

At approximately 12:45 p.m., officers responded to a report of a suspicious incident at Sir James Douglas Elementary School in the 400-block of Moss Street where two students outside on the school grounds were approached by an unknown man.

According to the students, the man asked them to accompany him to his vehicle so they could complete their homework. 

The students declined and reported the incident to school staff, who called the police immediately. 

Officers arrived at the school and patrolled the area, however, the man was not located. 

The suspect is described as a 40-year-old Caucasian man with ‘scruffy’ facial hair. 

At the time of the incident he was wearing black jacket over a red hooded sweater, blue and yellow plaid pants, and sandals with red and yellow mismatched socks. 

A potential vehicle description was not obtained.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact VicPD at (250) 995-7654.

To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

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