Child Approached near Milton School

Milton Reporter Staff

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating a suspicious interaction involving a young student walking home from a school in Milton.

On Thursday February 24, 2022, the child was walking home from St. Peter Elementary School in Milton when a male operating a white car parked at the intersection of Dixon Drive and Fox Crescent offered candy to the child. The child ignored the offer and ran to safety. No physical injuries occurred as a result of the occurrence.

Police are investigating and making attempts to identify the driver of the vehicle. The male is described to police as 20 -30 years old and white with tanned skin and puffy hair.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation or dash cam or surveillance footage from the area between the hours of 3:30 pm and 4:00 pm is asked to contact the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777 ext. 2416.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. “See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.