UPDATED: RCMP Investigating Suspicious Vehicle

RCMP Media Release |

UPDATE: Jan 25, 2024

The investigation has been completed and was found to be non-criminal.

On January 23, 2024, at 5:00 pm, Swan River RCMP received a report of an incident, from the day before, from the Benito School of a suspicious vehicle having driven past two female students, ages of 12 and 10, where the driver had motioned to the girls to approach his vehicle.

The vehicle did not come to a stop and the girls ignored the request and continued on walking. The suspicious vehicle then drove away.

The incident occurred just after school on January 22 as the two girls were walking home.

The suspect vehicle is described as being a dark coloured SUV with an unknown Ontario license plate.

They described the driver as being a male with dark curly hair. No clothing description was obtained.

Officers conducted patrols in the Benito area immediately following the report but could not locate a vehicle matching this description.

If anyone has any information in relation to this vehicle, please
contact the Swan River RCMP at (204) 734-4686,
call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 or
submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.

Swan River RCMP continue to investigate.