Comox Valley Mounties are investigating after a student was approached by a stranger with a dog, who asked if they wanted to look at some puppies in his van.

Constable Rob Gardner says it happened on Woods Ave, near 4th street this morning at around 8:45 AM. Gardner says the child, after being approached, yelled “NO!” and reported the incident to the school principal. Gardner notes that there was no attempt to grab or harm the child.

Anyone with any information or who may know this individual is asked to contact RCMP or Crime Stoppers. You can contact the RCMP by calling (250) 338-1321 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.