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Police hunt man who stopped ten year-old boy

Ian Hughes 19th Apr, 2017

POLICE are hunting a man who approached a ten year-old boy in Wellesbourne.

Officers responded to a call raising concern for the safety of the youngster around 11.40am on Tuesday morning.

Officers responded to a call raising concern for the safety of a 10-year-old boy. The incident occurred at around 11.40am this morning (Tuesday 18 April).

The boy said he was walking on Grantham Road when an unknown man got out of his car, offered him a sweet and started chatting with him.

The man was white and in his late 50s or early 60s, and was driving a dark coloured car.

Det Sgt Cindy Stephenson said: “This is a concerning incident and we’re keen to identify this man and establish his motives. We would like to speak to anyone who was in the area around Grantham Road at the time of the incident or saw anyone acting suspiciously in Wellesbourne around this time.”

Anyone with information that could help police with their enquiries should call 101 and quote incident 125. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers via or by calling 0800 555111.

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