Police are investigating after an attempted theft targeting a teenager that took place earlier this week.
According to a police statement from the University RCMP, the victim, a student, was walking to school on Thursday morning, at approximately 7:15 am.
She was in the Acadia Road area when she was allegedly “approached by a male from behind who attempted to steal her backpack.”
A suspect description was not made available in the police statement.
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Fortunately, no injuries were sustained by the victim. Police are asking anyone who was in the area or that has information to share to contact the University RCMP at 604-223-1322.
Police are also reminding the public to be aware of their surroundings.