Police investigating suspicious circumstances  

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a suspicious circumstances call that occurred today in Dartmouth.

At approximately 4:45 p.m. a man approached an 8-year-old child who was playing in a field near Princess Margaret Boulevard in Dartmouth. The man asked the child to go with them, when the child refused the man reached out and attempted to grab the child’s arm.  The child did the right thing and ran away and reported the incident to a trusted adult.

The man is described as being in his 30’s, bald, wearing a white tank top and black sweat pants.

Anyone who may have information in relation to the incident or video of the area is asked to call police at 902-490-5020. 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 by using the P3 Tips app.