November 10, 2021 11.56 am

Police hunt man after incident with child in Lincoln shop

Involving a 12-year-old boy

Update: Police have now located the man.

A CCTV image has been released of a man after an incident involving a 12-year-old boy in an uphill Lincoln convenience shop.

Lincolnshire Police asked for the public’s help to identify the man and released a CCTV image.

The boy is said to have been approached in the convenience shop on Newport on October 20.

A man reportedly pulled the boy’s hood down and made a comment towards him.

Police said in a statement: “After following all other investigative avenues, we now believe that a public appeal may help to identify the person in the images.

“If you know this man and can help identify him, we would like to hear from you. There are a number of ways you can report information to us:

  • By calling 101 quoting incident number 87 of October 21
  • By emailing [email protected] – don’t forget to include incident number 87 of October 21 in the subject line
  • Through the independent charity, CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111 or online
  • Reference: Incident 87 of October 21

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