Warning after man attemps to lure children into van

PUBLISHED: 11:41 25 September 2019


Police have issued a warning after reports of a man trying to lure children into his van with sweets in Clevedon.

The man, who was driving a white van, approached a group of children who were playing outside just after 6pm.

Police have praised the children for their actions after they left the scene and told their parents.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset police said: "We received a report of a man driving a white van who had approached a group of children who were playing outside in Clevedon at about 6pm.

"The children did exactly the right thing by leaving and telling their parents when they were offered sweets by the man. The van then left."

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 101 and quote log 0914 of Monday.

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