Police investigate suspicious incident in Finedon

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Police are investigating a ‘suspicious incident’ after two young girls were led into a wooded area by a man in Finedon.

A seven and eight-year-old girl were playing in a park near to Finedon Cricket Club on Sunday afternoon when a man in his 50s approached them and asked if they would help him look for his dog.

The girls agreed to help him and followed him into a wooded area near to the cricket club. He walked with them for about 10 minutes before he disappeared.

The girls did not see him again and left the wooded area.

The incident happened at about 3.15pm on Sunday (April 14) and police have said they would like to investigate the ‘suspicious circumstances.’ They did however state that no offence has been committed.

The man was white, in his 50s, of slim build and he had greying sideburns. He wore a black beanie hat, a long-sleeved black t-shirt and black running trousers. He had a polish accent.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call the police on 101.