Police Investigating Incident with 11-Year-Old Girl

Thunder Bay Police unit blocking traffic at Red River and Court Street
Thunder Bay Police unit

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police are investigating an incident where an 11-year-old girl was apparently the target of a possible abduction. Police report that “On September 26, 2018, at 6:45 pm police took a report of a male getting out of his vehicle and following an 11-year-old girl as she walked near the intersection of Clarkson Street and Windsor Street.

As the girl was walking on Windsor Street she observed a male get out of a Black car with dark tinted windows and he started to walk behind her. She heard him pick up the pace and start to run after her as she started to run toward the Boys and Girls Club. A passerby on a bike went by, and the male stopped and returned to the car.

The eleven-year-old was able to go into the Boys and Girls Club for assistance and police were called. She was not injured in this incident.

The male suspect is described as being 5’8″ tall with a medium build. He has a full short trimmed beard, short dark hair and tanned skinned. He was wearing grey jogging pants and a black sweater. The vehicle is described as being a black car with dark tinted windows.

Police are looking to speak to any persons who may have been in the Clarkson Street and Windsor Street area between 6:30 and 6:45 who may have witnessed this incident or the vehicle described involved in this incident. Specifically, police would like to speak to the person on the bicycle that rode by this incident as it occurred.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call police at 684-1200 or Crime stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.p3tips.com. This investigation is ongoing.