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Police looking for man after girls approached

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Winnipeg police are looking for a man following a suspicious incident in the Maples Tuesday night.

At approximately 7:20 p.m., two girls (aged 11 and 12) were approached by an unknown male in a vehicle in the area of Marbury Road and Mapleglen Drive.

The girls had been riding their bikes when they got flat tires. They started to walk down Marbury when they were approached by the man, who attempted to lure them into his vehicle.

The two girls ran away.

The suspect is described as Asian in appearance, between 30-50 years old with short black hair and dark sunglasses. His vehicle is described as a late model Ford Flex, dark blue in colour with a Winnipeg Jets licence plate.

If you have information on this incident, please contact investigators at (204) 986-2848 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

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