The OPP is asking for help in locating a suspicious male in the Hearst area.

Police responded to a call at 8:30pm on Sunday, July 30th to a baseball field near Brisson Boulevard where a suspicious male had been bothering children at the park.

Officers who arrived on scene were given the description by the youth of a male in his late 20’s/early 30’s who was wearing all black clothing, including a black toque and blue Nike shoes.

Police are asking parents and caregivers to have a discussion with their children about stranger safety, and what to do when approached by a stranger.

The OPP is requesting that anyone with information or who can assist with the investigation contact their local police department.