Boy Approached In Tilbury

31 January 2015, 06:58 | Updated: 31 January 2015, 06:59

A boy in Tilbury hs been approached by a man who asked him to get into his van

The incident happened at about 5.35pm on Wednesday January 28 in Gainsborough Road near to the junction with Fennan Highway.

The boy was approached by a man in a small grey van who asked him to get into the vehicle. The victim refused and ran home.

The van was seen to head off along Fennan Highway. The suspect is described as white, aged in his 30s around 5ft 7 tall with a slim build. He was wearing a grey Nike tracksuit with a zip-up top, Nike trainers and a dark coloured baseball cap.

Anyone with information or anyone who saw the occupant of a grey van acting suspiciously in the area at the time should contact Pc Steven Thomas at Grays Police Station on 101.