Police increase patrols in Warwick after a suspicious incident with an 11-year-old boy and a man in a car

Officers are appealing for information and asking people to be vigilant

Wednesday, 7th July 2021, 5:09 pm

Police are increasing patrols in Warwick after a suspicious incident with an 11-year-old boy and a man in a car

The boy was was walking between the garages in St Michael’s Road at about 3.45pm on Friday.

As the child walked past a silver car, the driver wound down the window and spoke to him.

Police are increasing patrols in Warwick after an 11-year-old boy was approached by a man in a car.
Police are increasing patrols in Warwick after an 11-year-old boy was approached by a man in a car.

The child ran off and no physical contact was made.

The incident was reported to police yesterday (Tuesday).

A police spokesperson said: "The vehicle is believed to be a silver car, possibly a Volkswagen, and the driver is described as an Asian man in his thirties, wearing a cap, sunglasses, and a black-short sleeved t-shirt."

Investigating officer, Det Sgt Pete Sherwood from Leamington CID, said: “We are currently working to establish the circumstances of this incident, and will be conducting additional patrols in the area over the coming days.

“If anyone witnessed the incident or a man or vehicle acting suspiciously in the area, or was driving on this road at this time and has any dashcam footage, please call 101 quoting incident number 407 of 6 July 2021.”