Police are currently investigating a report of an attempted abduction of a three-year-old child in Malakwa.
According to the mother of the child, the toddler was playing in the front yard of a rural residence in the 4000 block of Malakwa Road at about 10:30 a.m.
The mother heard yelling and looked over to find a man with a puppy standing approximately 10 feet from her child.
That’s when the mother called out and the man scooped up the dog, got in a late model Lincoln sedan and drove off.
The man is described as:
- 40 to 45 years of age
- Short, thinning blond hair
- Average Height
- Average Build
The vehicle is described as;
- Lincoln, similar to a MKZ
- Late model
- four door
- British Columbia licence plate
The dog is described as;
- Tan and white in color
If you have information about this incident, or were a witness to this event, you are asked to contact the Sicamous RCMP at 250-836-2878 and cite file 2017-869