Shellbrook RCMP – Erroneous complaint of attempted child abduction

August 28, 2018
Shellbrook, Saskatchewan

News release


F Division media release

On Saturday, Aug. 25th, Shellbrook RCMP received a complaint of an attempted child abduction involving an 11-year-old female at a business in Shellbrook. A 61-year-old male from the community was identified as a possible suspect.

Further investigation – which included surveillance video – determined that the male was not present at the business and the incident never occurred. The complainant subsequently confirmed this, attributing the complaint to a misunderstanding.

This investigation is now considered concluded. As false information was circulating on social media, the RCMP felt it important to advise the public of the outcome of this investigation.


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