RCMP Request Information Regarding Reported Child Abduction at Willows Playground in south Cochrane, Alberta – UPDATED

Cochrane, Alberta – (June 10, 2022) Cochrane RCMP continue to investigate the report of a possible child abduction which occurred on June 9, 2022, at approximately 4:17 p.m.

At this time, police are looking to speak to anyone who may have been driving a newer model Jeep Cherokee, dark blue in color (or a similar model vehicle), near the Willows Playground, at the noted time.

Cochrane RCMP also advise that at this time there has been no report of a missing child.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Cochrane RCMP at 403-851-8000. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

BACKGROUND

Cochrane, Alberta – (6:15 PM) Cochrane RCMP are currently investigating a report of a possible child abduction and are asking for the public’s assistance.

At 4:17pm on June 9, 2022, Cochrane RCMP received a complaint of a possible child abduction at Willows Playground in south Cochrane. A youth told their parents that while at the playground they saw a child picked up from the sidewalk and placed into the back seat of a vehicle. The witness’ parents then contacted police.

The possible victim is described as approximately 10 years old and dressed in blue. No further description is available.

Possible Abduction
(File Photo) Possible Abduction

The vehicle is described as a newer model, dark blue Jeep Cherokee. The driver reported to be involved is described as a male, clean shaven and wearing a CAT (the heavy equipment band) ball cap with yellow letters.

Investigators are canvassing the area in search of any additional witnesses and video and are asking anyone that may have dash cam footage or home security camera footage from the area of Willow Green and Willow Way on June 9, 2022 between 3:30pm and 4:30pm to contact Cochrane RCMP at 403-851-8000.

In addition, investigators ask that if anyone has information that the incident could be a misunderstanding to please contact RCMP.

Cochrane RCMP

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