Police Warn Parents of Report of Indecent Act
2017-12-22 07:44 PST
File # 2017-52689
RCMP is warning the public of a suspected indecent act toward a child that occurred in Yarrow.
On December 18th around 2:15 pm, a male allegedly exposed himself to a 10-year-old girl who was walking in the 4600-block of Community Street.
Fortunately the young girl did the right thing, and immediately ran home, said Corporal Mike Rail spokesperson for the UFVRD.
RCMP worked with the Chilliwack School District, and a school fan-out advisory was issued December 22nd to warn parents of the incident.
Police are advising parents to review street proofing safety tips with their children, such as avoiding long conversations with strangers and walking to places with a buddy, said Rail.
The suspect is described as:
- Caucasian male.
- Age: 60-69 years.
- Height: 175 cm (5’9).
- Weight: 82kgs (181lbs).
- Hair: Grey worn in a ponytail.
- Wearing navy blue sweat shirt and ‘scrubs’ style pants.
Chilliwack RCMP is actively investigating this incident. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
Cpl. Mike RailMedia Liaison Officer
Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment
46326 Airport Road, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 1A5
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