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Two men in black van approach group of children in Suffolk village

PUBLISHED: 13:14 02 October 2018 | UPDATED: 13:33 02 October 2018

The incident took place at Palfrey Heights in Brantham Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The incident took place at Palfrey Heights in Brantham Picture: GOOGLE MAPS


Police are investigating after a group of children reported being approached by two men in a black van in Brantham.

Officers are appealing for information following the incident, which happened around 6.30pm on Sunday at Palfrey Heights in the Suffolk village.

Suffolk police said the men attempted conversation with the children, who ran away from the scene.

The van then left Palfrey Heights, which is near a primary school, and drove away at speed.

The incident has been shared on social media, with a warning that people in the area should remain vigilant.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area at the time of the offence to contact them on 101, quoting incident 293 of Sunday, September 30.

Alternatively, information can be reported via Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or by filling in an online via the independent charity’s website at www.crimestoppers.org.uk

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