Cranbrook RCMP say they are looking for a man who allegedly grabbed a seven year old girl walking home from school.
Police say the Kootenay Orchard School student was walking on a path behind the 1900 block of 12th St S.
Mounties say the young girl was able to get away from the man and run home.
RCMP say the only description they have of the suspect is he’s white and possibly in his 40s.
An investigation continues into the incident and parents are being asked to accompany their children to school or have them walk with a group.
Anyone who was in the area of 12th St. S between 2:30 and 4:30 PM Tuesday are being asked to call the Cranbrook detachment at 250-489-3471.
– Josh Hoffman