Around 6:15 last evening the RCMP received a report of a man who had inappropriately touched a seven year old girl near an area known as the 100 stairs in Flin Flon. The initial investigation revealed that the victim was taken by the hand by an adult male suspect, physically restrained in the secluded part of a residential area and touched in a sexual manner. Witnesses in the area reported they might have scared the suspect allowing the girl to get free and run home. She did not suffer any physical injuries. An extensive search and patrols of the area failed to locate the suspect.
The suspect is described as an Aboriginal male between the ages of 30 and 40, blue eyes, dark brown skin, hair on his chin with black hair in a long braid. He was wearing black pants, black shoes and a ball cap. The investigation continues.
RCMP are asking anyone with information to contact Flin Flon Detachment at 204-687-1423 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text TIPMAN plus your message to CRIMES.