DELTA (NEWS 1130) — A teenage girl was followed and told to get into a stranger’s car in Delta. Now, police are searching for the man behind the wheel.
Police say the girl was walking in the area of 52nd Street and 12th Avenue Thursday around 8 a.m. when she noticed someone was following her in a slow-moving burgundy car.
The girl says a man got out of the car walked, towards her while carrying a cane and told her to get in his car.
News Release -Police investigating suspicious circumstances in Tsawwassen – Police received a report on the afternoon of Oct. 16 about a man following a teen girl in the morning of Oct. 15 as she was walking. More – https://t.co/f0FoNGSO1B pic.twitter.com/4fRnZ1wQ0A
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The girl added she was able to run away safely and the man did not follow her.
The incident was reported on Friday.
The suspect is described as a white man in his 50s with white hair “cut short over the ears and longer on top.” He was wearing brown baggy pants with a blue t-shirt at the time of the incident.
A similar incident unfolded in South Vancouver just a day before where a man told a 13-year-old girl to get into his black sedan.
She ended up going to a nearby restaurant for help instead.
If you have any information about the incident in Delta, call the police non-emergency line at 604-946-4411.