Peterborough police advise public to be on lookout after suspicious man offered school girl a ride home

Young girl was approached while she walking home on Glenforest Boulevard on October 6

Peterborough police car. (Photo: Peterborough Police Service)

Peterborough police are advising the public to be aware after a man allegedly approached a young girl walking home from school last week and offered her a ride.

A resident contacted police were last Thursday (October 6) to report their daughter was walking home from school on Glenforest Boulevard when she was approached by a man in a vehicle who asked the girl if she needed a ride home.

The man was described to police as possibly being in his 40s, with darker skin, buzz-cut dark brown hair, and a sparse moustache.

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He was reportedly driving a gold Jeep with a black tire on the back.

After the man offered the girl a ride, he drove off when a friend of the girl approached.

Anyone with information is asked to call Peterborough police at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at