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Unknown person who approached an elementary student at a school bus stop
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Unknown person who approached an elementary student at a school bus stop

EAST FERRIS TOWNSHIP North Eastern Ontario

NORTH BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~  September 29, 2022 (LSNews)  This is east of our coverage area but we felt it is a good warning to parents and thei students 

Constable Rob Lewis reported in a media release that on September 28, 2022, at 8:46 a.m. members of the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a complaint involving an unknown person who approached an elementary student at a school bus stop on Highway 94, East Ferris.

The unknown person is described as a male, 30-40 years-of-age, wearing a blue shirt and grey transparent glasses. The person had a cut on the bridge of his nose and was wearing a mask.

That person advised the student that the bus was cancelled and the students' mother asked him to take the student back home.

The student was able to run home, lock the doors and then observed the person leave in a vehicle.

The vehicle is described as; a white four door vehicle (unknown type), which had rust on the bottom of the doors, a large scratch on the rear passenger door, a smaller scratch on the front passenger door, the front passenger headlight was broken, the rear taillight was in the shape of a triangle and there was something black inside the vehicle.

The OPP is continuing the investigation.

If anyone has any information regarding this person or vehicle, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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