Thursday 14th December 2017,
North Yorks Enquirer

NYP: Patrols Increased Following Whitby Schoolgirl Incident

December 7, 2017 Appeals

NYP: Patrols Increased Following Whitby Schoolgirl Incident

North Yorkshire Police has implemented increased patrols in Whitby following an incident in which an 11-year-old girl was approached by a man on her way to school.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said:

“Police were contacted at 10am on Wednesday December 6 to a report of an 11-year-old girl who had been approached by a man this morning at around 8am along Upgang Lane in Whitby.

The girl was unharmed but shaken.

 Officers have attended the scene and are making enquiries in the area. The local policing team will be conducting patrols in the area to provide reassurance.”
Members of the public who may have witnessed the incident are urged to ring 101.

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