Police searching for man who offered 10-year-old boy a 'ride home'

Mar 11 2019, 8:46 pm

Police are attempting to identify and locate a man believed to be responsible for suspicious activity involving a 10-year-old boy.

According to a release from the Calgary Police Service, the boy had been walking home from a day at Marshall Springs Middle School in Calgary’s Evergreen community when he had allegedly been approached by a man in a black car.

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The boy had been near Everoak Drive and Evermeadown Avenue SW at 1 pm on Friday, March 8 when the man is believed to have approached him and offered him a ride home.

The boy declined the offer, according to the release, and made it home, at which point police were called.

The man is described in the release as: “Caucasian, approximately 30 years old, with shoulder-length, curly, black hair, glasses, and a handlebar moustache. He was wearing a grey Under Armour brand hoodie and jeans.”

Police also described the vehicle as being a smaller black car with tinted windows.

Anyone with information on the man or the vehicle is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service by calling their non-emergency number at 403-266-1234.

Tips can also be left anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling them at 1-800-222-8477 or by visiting their website.