Two young children under the age of eight made it home safely after being approached by a suspicious man.
Steinbach RCMP say just before 4pm on Thursday, an unidentified man approached a seven year old girl and a six year old boy in the parking lot of an apartment complex at 137 Reimer Avenue in Steinbach, west of Highway #12.
Police say the man took off on foot to the west after the two children yelled for help.
The man was reportedly wearing a blue or black coloured jacket or sweater, yellow or brown coloured pants, a black balaclava and had a tan coloured skin tone.
Police are looking for tips in regards to this suspicious encounter and ask anyone with information to call the Steinbach RCMP Detatchment (204) 326-4452 or CrimeStoppers.