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Alleged pervert frightens child at Kelowna YMCA

Kelowna Mounties are looking to identify a man who allegedly fondled himself in front of a child in the change room at the YMCA last night.

The  RCMP received a report of an indecent act at the YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, July 23 just after 6 p.m.

"An unknown man apparently approached an eight-year-old girl and lured her into the family change room where he exposed and fondled himself in front of her," said Const. Kris Clark.

"The girl escaped without physical harm and the man fled the scene attempting to concealing his identity."

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian man with tanned skin
  • 40-50 years old
  • Muscular build, appears fit with broad shoulders
  • Between 5'6-5'8
  • Dark ball cap with West Jet logo
  • Green t-shirt with large print "HIGH" on back of shirt
  • Beige shorts
  • White tube socks
  • Light running shoes

Anyone with any information regarding the man's identity is asked to call the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestoppers.net to report.

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