Area OPP Police Press Releases

Attempted Abduction Update – Norman SMITH Arrested

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – On September 25, 2022, at approximately 3:40 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a male driver who approached a 13-year-old female and told her to get in his vehicle.  

As a result of police investigation, a suspect not known to the victim was located.

Norman SMITH, 61-year-old of Mount Forest, was arrested and charged with:

–      Criminal Harassment

The accused has been released and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice located in Stratford at a later date.

Anyone with information regarding these or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at