Cochrane RCMP are currently investigating a report of a possible child abduction and are asking for the public’s assistance.
At 4:17pm on June 9, 2022, Cochrane RCMP received a complaint of a possible child abduction at Willows Playground in south Cochrane. A youth told their parents that while at the playground they saw a child picked up from the sidewalk and placed into the back seat of a vehicle. The witness’ parents then contacted police.
The possible victim is described as approximately 10 years old and dressed in blue. No further description is available.
The vehicle is described as a newer model, dark blue Jeep Cherokee. The driver reported to be involved is described as a male, clean shaven and wearing a CAT (the heavy equipment band) ball cap with yellow letters.
Investigators are canvassing the area in search of any additional witnesses and video and are asking anyone that may have dash cam footage or home security camera footage from the area of Willow Green and Willow Way on June 9, 2022 between 3:30pm and 4:30pm to contact Cochrane RCMP at 403-851-8000.
In addition, investigators ask that if anyone has information that the incident could be a misunderstanding to please contact RCMP.
#Cochrane RCMP responded to a report of a possible child abduction June 9, 2022 between 3:30pm & 4:30pm at Willows Playground on Willow Drive near River Heights Crescent. Anyone with surveillance footage or dashcam video, or any info call the Cochrane RCMP at 403-851-8000.
— RCMP Alberta (@RCMPAlberta) June 10, 2022