Suspicious occurrence on Hornby Island

Comox Valley

2021-02-17 14:41 PST

File # 2021-2439

On February 16, 2021 Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a 11-year old boy being followed by a suspicious man on Hornby Island.

At approximately 2:35 p.m. the 11-year old boy left the Outdoor Education Centre and was walking toward St. John Point when he noticed a red or brown truck that appeared to be following him. The boy started walking on a path away from the roadway while the truck parked at the side of the road, driver exited and walked along the same path behind the boy for about 100 yards until the boy started running.

The man was described as a Caucasian man, 35-40 years old with stubble on his face and wearing baggy clothing. The truck appeared to be an 80s or early 90s Toyota pickup truck with rust along the wheel wells.

The Comox Valley RCMP is asking residents to report any suspicious activities immediately to the RCMP. Anyone with information should contact the Comox Valley RCMP at (250) 338-1321 and refer to file 2021-2439. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at

Released by

Cst. Monika Terragni

Media Relations Officer
Comox Valley RCMP
800 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 7T1
Office: 250-338-1321
Fax: 250-338-6781


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