TORONTO, Ont. – A 53-year-old man is charged with mischief after inappropriate advances were made toward three children at Sherway Gardens, Toronto police allege.

Police allege that the accused engaged two boys in conversation at the west-end mall on Nov. 11.

The parents took the children and left the area. Security was alerted.

Later that day, police allege the accused tried to grab a girl’s arm but her mother picked the child up and left the area.

The accused then exited the mall, police said.

Stephan Gryka of Toronto was arrested and charged with mischief on Friday.

Police would like to speak to the parents of the three children approached.