Suspicious motorist sought, offered ride to young person in Embrun

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EMBRUN Russell County OPP are asking for the public’s help in identifying a middle-aged male motorist who stopped and offered a ride to a young person on Notre-Dame Street.

The detachment received a complaint about the incident Nov. 6.

The involved man is 50 to 60 years old, caucasian and skinny with grey or white hair. He wore a long-sleeve white and blue dress shirt and spoke fluent English.

He was behind the wheel of a clean, dark red, four-door hatchback, similar to a 2016 Hyundai Elantra or older. The vehicle bore Ontario plates beginning with a “B.”

In light of the incident, police encourage parents to discuss and review “Stranger Danger” tips with their children. If you or anyone you know is aware of this male’s identity or has any further information, contact the Russell County OPP at 613-443-4499 or OPP Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122.

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