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Police looking for suspect who offered candy to kids

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Winnipeg police are looking for a man following a incident with some children Tuesday afternoon.

At around noon, two girls, aged 9 and 10, were standing near Keenleyside Street and Pike Crescent when a vehicle approached them.

The male driver opened the driver’s side window and extended some candy to the children. The girls refused and fled the scene. No physical contact was made and the girls were uninjured.

The suspect is described as 30-years-old, Asian in appearance with an average build and dark ear-length hair. He has a mole on his face between his nose and lip.

The suspect was driving a black van with tinted windows, with a possible dent on the driver’s front side.

Anyone with any information is asked to call investigators at (204) 986-2857 or CrimeStoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

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