Possible Attempted Abduction, Springhill

September 11, 2020, Springhill, Nova Scotia… Cumberland County RCMP is looking to identify a person(s) involved in a possible attempted abduction last night on Valley Rd. near Springhill in Cumberland County.

Shortly before 8 p.m., police responded to a complaint that a man had possibly attempted to lure a three-year-old child into his car. The child was playing in the yard with two others when their mother noticed a vehicle pull to the side of the road close to the children. A driver of the vehicle yelled for one of the children to get in the car. The children ran into the house and the vehicle then drove away towards Springhill.

RCMP members made patrols throughout Springhill, however, the suspect or vehicle were not located.

The driver was a man described to be in his 40’s with a clean cut appearance and had a raspy voice. There may have been two people in the vehicle. The vehicle is described as a silver or beige Chevrolet Cruze, an older model.


Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact Cumberland District RCMP at 902-597-3779. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.


File # 2020-1325432