Police are currently investigating an incident involving a man and a teenage boy yesterday afternoon in Prince George.
Just after 3 p.m. on Wednesday, the Prince George RCMP received a report of a suspicious incident near Eighth Avenue and Ewert Street. A 14-year-old boy was walking in the area when he was approached by a man on foot. The man confronted the youth, grabbed his arm and made inappropriate remarks. The youth broke free and ran away. The suspect headed west down Eighth Avenue towards Central Street. Officers attended the area, but were unable to locate a suspect.
The suspect is described as:
- Caucasian male
- 30 to 40 years old
- Thin build
- Long dark beard
- Possibly has a speech impediment
- Wearing a puffy brown jacket and boots
If you have any information about this incident or the person responsible, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only), or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword “pgtips”. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property or the seizure of illicit drugs, you could be eligible for a cash reward.