On July 21, at approximately 3:30 pm, Cranbrook RCMP responded to the report of a suspicious man at Rotary Park.
The subject was in the change room and is alleged to have made comments to a male child about being a police officer. The child left the change room and was able to run by the man and get to his father.
Police immediately responded to the area and within minutes located the suspect and took him into custody.
The subject remains in custody while police conduct a follow up investigation.
Police are satisfied this individual was acting alone and there is no safety concerns for the public at this time.
If anyone witnessed this or similar incidents they are asked to contact the Cranbrook RCMP at 250-489-3471.