Man asks girl, 12, to get into his car during suspicious incident in Kettering

The girl refused and was unharmed in the incident

Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 5:03 pm

Officers investigating a suspicious incident in Kettering in which a man in a car approached a schoolchild are appealing for information.

At around 8.10am on Monday (May 24), a 12-year-old girl was walking along St Peter’s Avenue when an unknown man driving a red car approached her, got out and asked her to get into the vehicle.

A spokesman for Northants Police said: "The girl refused and left the area via London Road towards the town centre where she sought help.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the suspicious incident in Kettering

"She was unharmed in the incident."

The man is described as white, aged 40 to 50, with a bald head.

He wore a blue jacket, blue trousers and blue shoes.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 21000286455.