FORT MACLEOD: A recent incident in Fort Macleod has prompted RCMP to remind parents about
the dangers posed by strangers who may interact with children.
On the afternoon of April 11th, a Caucasian male between the ages of 40 and
50, approached a 19 year old woman in Fort Macleod. The man repeatedly asked the
woman if she required a ride, in spite of the fact that she replied no several
times and then walked away. The man did not exit the vehicle and after following
the young woman for a short distance, drove off.
The vehicle was described as a white extended cab truck. However, the young
woman was not able to provide any further description of the male or the
No further incidents of this nature were reported to the RCMP on April
11th or to date.
Parents are asked to discuss with their children what to do in the event
that a stranger would approach them. Many resources of discussion can be found
on the internet, at your local schools and at your local police
Fort Macleod RCMP is asking the public if a situation does arise to please
report it immediately to the Fort Macleod RCMP detachment at 403-553-7200 or
share their information with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.