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Witnesses sought after report a man approached a boy as he walked home from school

Police are carrying out enquiries after an 11-year-old boy told his mother a man in a car had approached him on his way home from school in Wellington.

The incident happened in Severn Drive in Dothill around 3.30pm yesterday afternoon (Monday 14 May). Enquiries are on-going to establish the circumstances around the incident.

Safer Neighbourhood Team Inspector Gary Wade said: "We know incidents such as this cause parents to be concerned and will have officers in the area at the end of the school day today. We are carrying out enquiries to establish the circumstances around the incident and whether or not there was anything untoward."

Anyone who was in or around Severn Drive at the time of the incident is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 451S 140518 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.  

Published 15/05/18