Note: This press release was received by The Review today (December 11) at 3:28 p.m.
On Wednesday, December 7, 2017 at 2:25 PM, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) – Russell County detachment – received a complaint about a suspicious person who approached children walking home from school in Rockland, ON near the path by the water tower.
This unknown male engaged in an English conversation with the children asking if they wanted to follow him home to get gingerbread houses. The young person ran away and the male did not pursue them.
The male is described as:
Wearing a black toque as well as a black balaclava
Wearing a black leather jacket
Wearing black “magic” mitts
Black pants, tight-fitting, possibly leggings or jogging pants
Black lace-up boots almost to his knee
Pants tucked into his boots
Between 5’8″ and 6-foot
Approximately 170 – 200 pounds
Spoke in English with a deep voice
Male was carrying a black garbage bag
If you or anyone you know are aware of this male’s identity or have any further information about this incident, you are asked to contact the Russell County OPP at 613-443-4499 or OPP Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122.