A man is being sought by Haliburton OPP after he offered a ride to two young students. Police say that on Tuesday afternoon, around 3:10, the suspect drove up to the students, who were walking from Archie Stoffer Public School in Minden, and offered them a ride. The students, who did not know the man, fled the location and contacted the police. The suspect man is described as white, in his 40’s with dark hair and a goatee. He was wearing a grey shirt. The vehicle is described as a newer model, dark green, four door car. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Haliburton OPP at 705-286-1431.
The OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety and that of children at all times. Children should not be left unattended anywhere, for any length of time, when out in public. The OPP’s website, www.opp.ca contains a number of useful resources, tips and links.