Holyrood RCMP investigates report of man attempting to lure youth

September 20, 2019
Holyrood, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

On September 19, 2019, at approximately 8:40 p.m., Holyrood RCMP received a report indicating a man had attempted to lure two youth into a vehicle on Country Path Road in Holyrood.

The incident happened at approximately 7:00 p.m. The man, who was driving a small black car with tinted windows, stopped and spoke with two boys and offered them a granola bar in an attempt to lure them into his vehicle.

RCMP NL encourages parents to speak to their children about not accepting anything from a stranger and not getting into a vehicle with a stranger.

The investigation is continuing and police are asking anyone with any information to contact Holyrood RCMP at 709-229-3892. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477), by Secure Web Tips at www.nlcrimestoppers.com, or by downloading the free and secure mobile app. Search the App Store for "P3 Tips". Electronic tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are encrypted, entirely confidential and completely anonymous.

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Contact information

Holyrood RCMP
Constable Dwayne Curl
709-229-3892

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