Police Release Statement On Reports Of Accosting Spreading Across Social Media

With 101 Reports and local social media groups rife with incidents around children been approached by various Adults the Police have released the following statements:

Detective Inspector Simon Vickers said:

“We have seen some comments on social media from people expressing concern following a report of a woman and three men acting suspiciously near a child on Bridlington Sea Front on Sunday, 16 June.

“We have carried out a thorough investigation and have not identified any offences taking place.

“I know that reports of this nature can be distressing, particularly for parents, however I want to offer my reassurance that this is an isolated report and we do not believe there to be any risk to the local community.

“If anyone has any information about incidents that we are not aware of, we would appeal for them to get in touch with us by calling our non-emergency 101 number.”

As always remain vigilant, if possible capture any evidence, ie pictures, part of reg plates, identification of the persons, cctv locations.

Always report to non emergency 101 number




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