A suspicious man who approached a child in Cochrane is being sought by police.

The OPP says on Sunday afternoon, a man offered a child a ride and the child declined. Police say the child was then ordered to get in the vehicle and the child ran away.

The man is described as Caucasian, in his 50’s or 60’s, heavier set, with receding brown hair, brown eyes and clean shaven. The vehicle is described as a red, older minivan with tinted windows, black interior with cloth seats.

The OPP is asking anyone with information to call police.