Update: Estevan police investigating incident at local restaurant; suspects located

Members of Estevan Police Service are looking into an incident that occurred Friday afternoon at a local restaurant.

Two adult males approached a young child and attempted to take a photo. The child’s parent intervened and prevented the photo from being taken. The subjects then left the restaurant in a white-coloured van.

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An investigation is underway and there does not appear to be an immediate public safety issue or cause for alarm despite the unusual actions of the subjects.

Police are viewing video surveillance and are attempting to identify and speak to the subjects.

In an update, members of the EPS located the suspect white van involved in this incident around 3:30 a.m. on June 22. The two male occupants were identified and spoken to in regards to the complaint. Both men acknowledged that they were the ones involved and have been spoken to about their actions.

Officers have updated the family and will continue to look into the matter further, including any related occurrences.

Police want to thank the public for their assistance in helping to locate the vehicle.

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