Ottawa police say an 11-year-old girl was playing in a park near Caldwell Avenue when she was lured into a wooded area by a stranger.

Police say the girl was inappropriately touched by the man who fled the scene after she screamed. It happened in Bellevue Manor Park around 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The suspect is described as an Asian male, 15 years old with short black hair. At the time, he was wearing blue pants and a white sweatshirt with a black design on the front.

Anyone with information is asked to call police immediately.

Ottawa Police Sexual Assault/Child Abuse Section at 613-236-1222 ext. 5944 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477