Police cancel suspicious person / vehicle warning


For Immediate Release: May 4, 2012

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police Service Major Case Detectives investigated an allegation of an attempted abduction that was alleged to have occurred on May 2, 2012 between 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  It had been reported that a young girl was approached by an adult male while she was playing in Timberlane Park, in the area of Meadow Woods Crescent, Kitchener.

Investigators conducted an immediate, thorough investigation, interviewing a number of witnesses.  Investigators have learned that no such attempted abduction occurred.  The child made a false complaint to police. 

Waterloo Regional Police Major Case investigators would like to thank the media and members of the public for their assistance and co-operation in this investigation. 

Parents are encouraged to speak to their children about personal safety. 

The Waterloo Regional Police Service take this opportunity to remind members of the community about the seriousness of making false allegations and the significant drain on police resources that occurs when a false complaint is made.


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