Attempted child abduction reported near Surrey elementary school

Surrey RCMP are investigating a report of an attempted child abduction near an elementary school in Cloverdale on Friday.

Mounties said it happened just before 3 p.m. at Adams Road Elementary at 18228 68 Ave.

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A student reported being approached by a man driving a black van who asked them to get inside, according to police.

The student ran back into the school and asked staff to call 911.

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The suspect is described as bald, with dark skin and a beard. He was wearing an orange-brown shirt.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has video shot in the area around 3 p.m. is asked to contact Surrey RCMP.

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