Airdrie Rural RCMP investigate report of attempted abduction

Crossfield, Alberta – On July 30, 2021 at 3:49 p.m., Airdrie Rural RCMP received a report of a possible attempted child abduction in Crossfield, Alta. Witnesses reported that a silver car pulled up to a group of children outside of a residence in Crossfield and the occupants of the vehicle appeared to wave the children over. The children ran inside to get their parents, and when the parents came outside, the vehicle was gone.

The incident was discussed on local social media platforms, with photos of the vehicle and its occupants. The driver of the vehicle saw the social media posts and contacted RCMP. The investigation determined that the driver was looking for an address in the area, and no criminal offence occurred or was attempted.

(File Photo) Attempted Abduction

Airdrie RCMP request social media posts regarding this incident be removed as the investigation determined the allegations were unfounded.

Airdrie RCMP encourage the public to report any criminal or suspicious activity. Reports tell us where to look, who to look for, and where to patrol in the future. If you see a crime in progress, dial 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store

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