Oromocto RCMP are investigating after a 12-year-old girl was reportedly approached by a male stranger in Mazerolle Settlement.

The girl was walking along Mazerolle Settlement Road on May 10 at about 5 p.m. when a man offered her a drive in his car, Cpl. Scott Paul stated in a release.

The girl got scared, ran home and told her parents, said Paul.

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the man and determining his intentions, he said.

The man is described as being between 50 and 70 years old, with a thin build and thinning hair. His vehicle is described as being a dark, four-door with tinted windows and a grey interior.

Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP at 1-888-506-RCMP (7267), or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).