Strathroy Police Seek Suspicious Male in Van

Police in Strathroy are looking for the driver of a white van who approached a child on his way to school yesterday.

An 11-year-old boy was in the area of McKellar St. and Dell Drive at about 8:30 am Monday when he says he was approached by a white man, about 40 years old, wearing a black t-shirt with short grey hair and a grey beard. Police say the man told the boy to get into the vehicle but the boy rode away on his bike.

The van is described as an older model with no windows on the sides or rear and rust around the back wheel wells. The plate number wasn’t noted.

Strathroy police want to speak to this man. Anyone who can help identify him is asked to call Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service at 519-245-1250 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.