At approximately 5:15 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded a suspicious circumstances near Basinview Drive and Madison Drive in Bedford. The caller reported a man in a van pulled up alongside a boy asking him to get in the car. The boy did not know the man and ran to a nearby home for help. The man drove away in an unknown direction.
The man is described as white, 40-50 years of age, clean shaven, short blond hair and a deep voice. The vehicle is described as an older model Ford gold van with rust.
We commend the boy for doing the right thing by refusing to get into the vehicle, leaving the area and telling a trusted adult about the incident.
Police are asking the man or anyone with information about this incident or video from the area to contact police. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or via the P3 Tips App.