Unity RCMP are investigating a report of an attempted abduction that was reported in Macklin on the evening of May 28.
RCMP say z nine-year-old girl out walking her dog reported she was grabbed by an unknown adult man wearing a mask. The girltold police she was able topush away from her attacker and run away. The incident is alleged to have occurred by the town's soccer fields.
Police caution the public to ensure they know the whereabouts of their children.
"Ensure your child is not out walking alone in secluded areas; advise your children not to talk to strangers or to go anywhere with them, or to get into a vehicle with anyone unless their parents are aware they are doing this," advises Cst. Amy Madsen, lead investigator, in a media release.
"Parents should also be aware of where their children are going; when they are expected back; and who they will be with at all times."
Police also encourage the public to report any suspicious persons that are observed hanging around areas frequented by children if they do not appear to be the parent or guardian of a child that is present.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Unity RCMP at 306-228-6300 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).