Cochrane RCMP advised that as of June 10, there has been no report of a missing child, however, they are continuing to investigate the incident that occurred yesterday afternoon at Willows Playground in south Cochrane.

At this time, police are looking to speak to anyone who may have been driving a newer model Jeep Cherokee, dark blue in colour (or a similar model vehicle), near the Willows Playground, at the noted time.

On Thursday, June 9, at 4:17 P.M. Cochrane RCMP was called in after 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 the 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, a 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 canvassed 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 3:30 P.M. and 4:30 P.M. 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.

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