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RCMP investigating report of man asking children for sex in Carbonear

The RCMP is warning the public about a suspicious man who was operating a van in a residential area of Carbonear on Monday.

The man approached two young girls asking if they wanted to have sex. The girls ran away and reported the incident to a guardian.

After receiving the report, police conducted extensive patrols in the area.

The man is described as being in his thirties, having dark-coloured skin and a moustache. The van is described as being grey in colour, with no make, model or plate number obtained.

Police are seeking possible surveillance footage in the area of Burden’s Hill in Carbonear between the hours of 7:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. on July 3, specifically looking for footage of a grey van.

Parents/guardians are encouraged to speak to their children to inform them of what to do in a situation such as this.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone having information on this incident is asked to contact Harbour Grace RCMP at 709-596-5014.


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