Man Tries To Get Teenager Into His Car

Police are appealing for information after a teenage girl was approached by an unknown man in Portsmouth.

At around 12.30pm on Friday, December 2 a 15-year-old girl was on Meadowsweet Way, Paulsgrove, when she was approached by an unknown man in a silver two door car.  
He asked the girl to get into his car to go for a ride.  The girl declined and walked away. 
The man police want to speak to is described as:
- White
- Aged in his late 20s
- Around 5ft 11ins
- Medium build
- Short stubble / beard
- Wearing a red Vodafone baseball cap, a yellow t-shirt, a green chequered coat, light blue jeans and black trainers / shoes
- He was driving a silver Ford Puma
PC Daniel Mathias, said: “I am appealing to anyone with any information about this incident to come forward.  The incident took place in a reasonably busy area near a shop.  Were you in the area at the time of the incident?  Did you see the man we want to speak to, or a silver Ford Puma?

“I would urge anyone with any information to come forward, and to report any suspicous activity to the police immediately.”

Anyone with information should contact PC Mathias at Fratton police station on 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111. 

Minicom users should contact 01962 875000.