Police probe after young girl approached by van driver in Kettering village

A van driver twice asked a young girl if she wanted a lift to school in a village near Kettering before driving off.

Friday, 20th December 2019, 10:33 am
Updated Friday, 20th December 2019, 10:35 am
Police are investigating

Police are investigating the incident, which was reported to them at 8am yesterday (Thursday) in Pytchley.

The girl was in Stringers Hill when she was approached by a man in a black van with blacked out windows and the registration place covered over.

He asked her for directions and then asked her if she wanted a lift to school twice before driving off. She refused both times.

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A police spokesman said: "The man is described as a white man, aged between 30 and 40 and of medium build.

"He had dark hair in a short back and sides style, with a Corby/Scottish accent.

"He was wearing a white shirt, tie and red jumper."

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.