Indecent act near playground prompts public warning from Whitehorse RCMP

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Indecent act near playground prompts public warning from Whitehorse RCMP

Police are seeking help to identify a suspect following a report of an indecent act near a playground in the Takhini subdivision Wednesday evening.

The call came from a witness who was at the Antwerp children's park around 8 p.m., police say.

The caller reported seeing the man "engaged in an indecent act." The man then walked north on Carpiquet Road.

Police describe the man as white, roughly 30, about 6' tall, thin and possibly with light hair. He was wearing a black hoody with the hood up and black track pants and was carrying a maroon backpack.

People are advised not to approach the man, but rather, to call the police at 867-667-5555.