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Friday, August 2, 2019

Boy Followed By Men In Van In Wingham

Wingham | by Fadi Didi  

Police say 8 year old was able to flee from men who gave chase along Shuter Street Thursday afternoon.

OPP are looking for tips, after a child was reportedly followed by several adults in Wingham.

Police say a group of children between 7 and 14 years of age were walking on Shuter Street Thursday around 2:30 p.m., when one of the children began lagging behind.

According to reports, a white cargo van pulled up beside the lagging 8 year old, and two passengers of the van began chasing the child.

OPP say the child was able to get away to safety.

Officers say the van was last seen travelling northbound on Shuter Street, and headed westbound on Charles Street toward Josephine Street.

If you have any information on this incident, you are asked to call Huron OPP or Crime Stoppers.

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