Suspicious person to be identified


Crime Stoppers and the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspicious male and vehicle.

On several occasions between the months of January and February 2016 a male in a vehicle approached a school bus stop area in the town of Elliot Lake attempting to lure a young child into the vehicle by promising candy.

The male is described as being older, bald, and wearing a plaid shirt. The vehicle is described as a beige or tan crossover/van type vehicle with lights on the side view mirrors.

Parents are encouraged to be vigilant in educating their children about personal safety and strangers.

Anyone with information regarding the person(s) talking to children at the bus stop can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at (705) 942-7867 or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Type a tip through our website at or text the keyword SSM along with your tip to 274637.