Strathcona County RCMP investigate suspicious incident involving a child

Strathcona County, Alberta – Strathcona County RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in gathering information on the following incident:

On Thursday May 25, 2017 at approximately 4:59 p.m. a truck pulled up to a residence in the Clarkdale Meadows area of Sherwood Park where an 8 year old female was playing in the front yard. The male passenger of the truck got out of the vehicle and began approaching the child while saying “come here we are taking you for a ride”. The child ran to the residence and the passenger got back into the truck and took off.

The driver is described as a male with curly hair and the passenger is described as 16 to 17 years old male with longer blond hair and an earring in his left ear. The passenger was wearing black jeans and a bluish red t-shirt with a skull and bones on the front. There were two other occupants in the backseat of the truck but no descriptions are available.

The truck is described as a 4 door blue truck with grey and black rims.

Police are looking to identify and speak the individuals involved to determine what led to their actions.

If you have information about this investigation, please call the Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741 or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at, or by SMS.

Strathcona County RCMP


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