Stranger danger alert after Overslade Lane incident

Warwickshire Police issued the alert. NNL-160422-105308001
Warwickshire Police issued the alert. NNL-160422-105308001

Police are warning the public to be vigilant after a schoolgirl reported that she was approached by a stranger in suspicious circumstances in Rugby on Wednesday.

At around 3.30pm on Wednesday, a 12-year-old schoolgirl was walking along Overslade Lane, Rugby, when she was approached and engaged in conversation by an unknown man who engaged her in conversation and tried to entice her to go home with him.

Police said she sensibly decided to walk away and the man walked off down Overslade Lane.

He has been described as a white male, about 6’0” tall and a skinny build.

He was wearing a grey hoodie and dark jeans with Nike trainers.

He had black spiky hair. He had a scar below his right ear. He spoke with a Birmingham accent.

Anyone with information is asked to call Police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.