Girl Asked to Get in Van for Money

Police have given Heart an e-fit and description of a man they want to speak to after a girl says she was asked to get into a van for money.

It happened as the 10 year-old walked along Coombe Valley Road in Dover at about 1.30pm on Saturday 24th April.

The man got out of a small white van which had pulled up and parked in front of her.

The girl ran home and told her family what had happened.

The man is described as:

  • white but with a well-tanned appearance
  • 6ft tall
  • of chubby build
  • 45 to 50 years old
  • with white short hair
  • was wearing a light green jacket, blue jeans
  • spoke with a local accent

Police believe this was an isolated incident but say parents should remind children about not talking to strangers.

Anyone with information is asked to call DC Gemma Crouch on 01303 289415 or anonymously on Crimestoppers 0800 555111

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