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By: Staff Writer
Posted: 02/10/2019 5:35 PM
Two children were unharmed and returned home safely on Thursday afternoon after encountering a male near a Steinbach apartment complex.
Now Steinbach RCMP would like to identify the unknown male involved in the incident.
Police said in a release on Sunday afternoon two children, a seven-year-old female and six-year-old male, were approached by an unidentified male around 3:55 p.m. on Thursday in the parking lot of an apartment complex at 137 Reimer Avenue.
Police said when the children yelled for help, the male ran away on foot in a westbound direction.
He is described as having tan coloured skin and was wearing a dark blue or black coloured jacket or sweater, yellow or brown coloured pants, and a black balaclava.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Steinbach RCMP at (204) 326-4452 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text "TIPMAN" plus a message to Crimes (274637).
An increase in the theft of vehicles, quads and ATV, as well as thefts from inside vehicles has been highlighted by Steinbach RCMP, who have turned to the public for support in preventing the crimes.
Police shared several tips in a ...
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