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Fake Cop Pulling People Over – Video Record All Interactions With “Police”

(HURON COUNTY, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, including investigators from the Huron County OPP Crime Unit, are actively investigating a traffic stop that was conducted last night by someone impersonating a police officer.

At approximately 6:15 p.m. on April 22, 2021, an individual was driving northbound on London Road (Highway 4) just north of Hensall, when they noticed they were being followed by a black sedan. The driver of the sedan activated his police-style emergency lights and initiated a traffic stop.

The male suspect exited his vehicle and approached the driver and demanded to know their destination. After a brief interaction, the suspect then returned to his vehicle and left. The driver returned home and reported the suspicious encounter to police. 

The male suspect is described as:

  • Approximately early 40’s in age,
  • About 5’5″ in height.
  • Thin build. 
  • Short dark hair with a moustache. 
  • Wearing a police jacket that had “POLICE” emblazoned across the chest. 
  • Carrying a police-style portable radio.

The suspect vehicle is described as an unmarked black sedan equipped with emergency lights on the roof.