August 16, 2011 10.56 am This story is over 147 months old

Information wanted on suspicious man

Strange behaviour: Police are warning parents to teach their children about stranger danger after a man approached a young girl.

Police are appealing for information after a suspicious man approached a 10-year-old girl in Lincoln, on Saturday around 4pm.

The incident happened at North Kesteven Sports Centre in Moor Lane, North Hykeham, and involved a man approaching and offering the young girl sweets before she ran off.

Described as either dark skinned or tanned and in his 30s, the man is also described as speaking with a ‘foreign’ accent.

Lincolnshire Police are encouraging parents to stress the importance of not talking to strangers to their children and urge local people to be vigilant, and report any suspicious behaviour as soon as possible.

Call Lincolnshire Police with any information on this incident on 0300 111 0300.

Source: Lincolnshire Police | Photo: Google Streetview