RCMP in Turner Valley are looking for a man who they believe may have been trying to steal a vehicle, unaware there was a child in the vehicle.

About 8:30 a.m. this morning (June 10) the man tried get in a vehicle which was parked adjacent to the Turner Valley school. 

There was a child sitting in the parked vehicle, however at this time police don;t think that this was an attempt to abduct the child.  

The man was last seen walking down the alley near the United Church in Turner Valley.

He's described as about 40-years-old, a slim build, about 130 ponds, long blonde hair and a darker complexion

He was wearing a green long sleeve shirt and black pants with polka dots

Police are asking residents in the area to check possible surveillance footage. 

Mounties say this is a reminder to all members of the public to remain vigilante and keep your doors locked when leaving a vehicle unattended.