09/01/2019

PSNI Appeal For Information After Suspicious Approach In County Down

Police are appealing for witnesses after an 11-year-old boy was reportedly approached while making his way to school in County Down.

A male driving a dark coloured car advanced towards the child on the Shimna Road, at the junction with Bryansford Avenue in Newcastle, shortly before 9am on Tuesday 08 January.

The PSNI said: "The driver reportedly asked the child to get in, telling him he would take him to school. The boy did exactly the right thing by running away and going straight to school.
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"We'd like to hear from the driver involved, or anyone who was in the area and who may have witnessed the exchange. Please contact us by calling 101, quoting reference 244 of 08/01/19."



(JG/CM)

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