Red Deer RCMP are searching for an older Caucasian male who attempted to lure an eight-year-old girl into his truck on Monday morning.
The incident occurred at about 8:45 a.m. as the girl was walking to Mattie McCullough Elementary School in Lancaster neighbourhood.
The man called the girl to his truck. When she ran away, he followed her a short distance in his truck. The girl ran to the safety of her school and was not harmed.
The suspect is described as middle-aged or older man with grey or blonde hair. He was wearing a baseball style cap and a black and grey leather jacket.
He was driving a black truck with tinted windows.
RCMP ask anyone with information that would assist them to identify the suspect to call 403-343-5575. Anyone who wants to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com.