Child Grabbed in Folkestone

Kent Police have released an efit after an 8 year old boy was grabbed exactly a month ago.

Kent Police are appealing for information after reports of an accosting, which took place on 9.5.10 between 16.50-16.58hrs, and have released an e-fit of the man they wish to speak to in connection with this incident.
An 8 year-old local boy was playing with friends in the area between Guildhall Street North and Darby Road. Adjacent to this area is a railway tunnel and an alleyway leading to Darby Place and this is an area that local children frequent.

The group of children left the area and returned to their homes. However the 8 year-old returned home shortly after the group and was upset, saying that a man had grabbed his shoulder. The boy was not physically harmed.

The man is described as white but with a tanned complexion, 5'10" tall, dark hair and spoke with an accent. He was wearing a dark coat and jeans. A second man was also there and he was drinking a can of lager.

Police searched the area and conducted house to house enquiries, and have spoken to the group of children.

Police are appealing for any information regarding this incident. Contact South Kent police on 01622 690690 . Alternatively call Kent Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 .

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