Waterloo Regional Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who they say scared a ten-year-old boy. 

The incident say officials happened on Sunday, just before noon the boy was approached by a stranger while in the bathroom of the Wal-mart on Ottawa Street in Kitchener.

Police are now investigating the claims that inappropriate comments were made to the boy scaring him and causing him to run out of the washroom. 

Security cameras at the Wal-mart captured a man fitting the description.

The man is described as brown skin, 5’7, approximately 30 to 40 years of age, wearing a black winter coat, blue jeans and cream style work boots.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Central Detectives 519 650 8500 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers 1 800 222 8477.