Suspicious males attempted to stop female driver in Midhurst last Thursday

Two attempts were made to stop the vehicle

An alert from Huronia West OPP after several men attempted to stop a vehicle being driven by a young woman in Midhurst. This happened on August 6 on Old Second Road South and Forbes Road around 10 p.m.

The woman said two males were walking on the side of Old Second Road South when one of the men attempted to stop the vehicle as she drove by. When she stopped at the intersection on Forbes Road, another male was standing there and attempted to approach her vehicle.

Police searched the area but found no suspects. They believe this was an isolated incident and there is no immediate risk to public safety.

One suspect was wearing a grey and white plaid jacket, and another a red and black plaid jacket. No other descriptions are available as lighting in the area was poor.

Members of the public are reminded to be vigilant and aware of their surroundings at all times. If you observe someone acting suspiciously or someone approaches you while behaving in an unusual manner, call police. 

When travelling in areas where there is no artificial lighting, ensure head lighting system is completely on and use high beams when necessary, secure the vehicle by locking doors and maintain extra caution. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident, or any suspicious persons, is asked to contact the Huronia West OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). When you contact Crime Stoppers you remain anonymous, you will never have to testify and you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.