Cross Lake RCMP investigate an attempted abduction involving a nine-year-old female

Cross Lake, Manitoba – On September 12, 2018, at approximately 9:50 pm, Cross Lake RCMP were notified of an attempted child abduction involving a nine-year-old female.

At approximately 8:00 pm, the child was walking home after leaving a playground in the Natamik area of Cross Lake when she noticed a black pickup truck parked on the street with a male seated in the driver’s seat. As she walked by the truck, the male knocked on his window and offered the girl a chocolate bar. The male then took her by the arm and tried to pull her into his pickup truck. She was able to get away and ran to a nearby family member’s house for assistance.

A composite sketch has been made of the suspect. He is described as Indigenous and in his 50s. The victim noted that the suspect had wrinkled skin, a large nose, dark black eyes and shoulder-length black hair. He was wearing a black sweater with no hood, jeans and shoes that were orange on the bottom. He also had a white discolouration on his hands and fingers.

The truck is described as an older black pickup truck.

Attached is the composite sketch of the suspect.

(RCMP) Composite sketch of suspect.

If you have any information, please contact Cross Lake RCMP at 204-676-2600 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1 800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

Cross Lake RCMP

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