Man tries to lure Leamington teen into car

Composite sketch of suspect (Photo courtesy of Ontario Provincial Police)

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who tried to lure a young girl into his car.

According to police, a Leamington woman said her teenage daughter was approached by an unknown man on three separate occasions during the last month.

OPP said the teen was approached all three times while walking home from school. The suspect is alleged to have approached the young woman, rolled down his window and asked her to get in his car.

The man is described as a black male between 30 and 40 years of age with long hair, possibly dreadlocks. The vehicle he was driving is described as a light coloured newer model Ford, four-door sedan.

The Leamington OPP major crime unit is investigating and asking anyone with information to contact them immediately at 519-326-2544. Anonymous information can be given by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.