Updates: September 4, 2015  |  September 5, 2015  |  September 8, 2015

Vancouver Police have a large presence in Stanley Park at this time after a report that a man grabbed an eight-year-old girl and tried to drag her off.

At about 8:30 a.m., the girl was approached and grabbed at the north foot of Denman Street near the seawall. The man was confronted and ran off in the area of Lost Lagoon.

Police have flooded into the park as officers, K9, the VPD Mounted Unit along with Park Rangers and park staff search for the suspect.

The man has been described as white, with a slim build, dirty-looking, and wearing green clothing.