Update – Suspicious driver identified and not a threat to public

The Revelstoke RCMP have released an update regarding the strangers offering candy to Revelstoke youth from a van.

After seeing the story published on various media, the driver of the van, the driver contacted the Revelstoke RCMP. The police was able to investigate which assured police that there were no nefarious intentions.

“The driver has been questioned and police can confirm that this was merely a seasonal gesture which goes against all “stranger danger” instruction that parents and schools have been teaching youth for years,” the press release states. “The driver apologizes for his action and sees how this could be taken negatively.”

“The Revelstoke RCMP wishes a safe and happy holiday season for everyone.”

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