Russell County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are investigating a suspicious person complaint on Junction Street in Russell, Ontario.

On September 8, 2022, at approximately 9 a.m., an unknown male driving a white van stopped and offered a ride to school to a youth.

Assistance is being sought from the public in identifying a person of interest, with the following descriptions:

The male is described as:

  • Middle Eastern
  • Approximately 60 years of age
  • No facial hair
  • Wearing prescription glasses and a white t-shirt.

The vehicle is described as:

  • White cargo van or passenger van
  • No further descriptors were provided

If you or anyone you know are aware of the person of interest 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. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.