Police seek to identify driver of suspicious vehicle

ERIN – Police are looking for help to identify the male driver of a “suspicious vehicle” who repeatedly drove by and stared at a teenager.

The incident occurred on May 26 at about 9:30am in the area of 8th Line and Wellington Road 124 in the Town of Erin.

 “A teenager walking in the area observed a pick-up truck drive by slowly several times,” states a press release from the Wellington County OPP.

“The driver appeared to be staring at the youth as he went by. The suspicious vehicle left the area when a relative of the teen arrived in the area.”

Police say the vehicle is a black GMC Sierra pickup truck with a black cap, tinted windows and some chrome detailing.

The male driver is described as about 50 years old, clean shaven with tan skin, heavy set with dark-coloured eyes. He was wearing a black baseball hat, black vest and a blue hoody.

Police are looking to speak with the man and are asking for help to identify him.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip online at www.csgw.tips.

“Police encourage parents to regularly engage in personal safety conversations with their children,” the OPP stated, adding tips and resources can be found at www.protectchildren.ca.