Steinbach RCMP are asking the public for any information that may be connected to an investigation involving a suspicious person who tried to get a female youth to enter his car in the RM of Ste. Anne.

On September 17, 2020, Steinbach RCMP received a report of a suspicious person in the RM of Ste. Anne. The report stated that at approximately 3pm, a male in a vehicle, believed to be a purple Pontiac Torrent with round lights, approached a female youth walking along Road 210 near the path connecting to the Seine River Crossing. The vehicle pulled up in front of the youth and yelled at her twice to get into his vehicle. The girl was able to run away to safety and saw the vehicle drive away on Road 210 towards La Broquerie.

The male is described as heavier set, believed to be in his mid to late 40’s, having red hair that was below his ears in length, a short red beard and wearing a black hoodie.

Police say that there were no other similar calls.

Steinbach RCMP are wanting to make the public aware of the incident. If anyone has any information regarding the identity of the person in question, please contact the Steinbach RCMP Detachment at 204-326-4452 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You can also submit a secure tip online at