Search

Boy approached by van driver on way to school

PUBLISHED: 15:46 04 December 2018 | UPDATED: 07:14 05 December 2018

A boy was approached by a van driver in London Road, Pakefield. Photo: Google.

A boy was approached by a van driver in London Road, Pakefield. Photo: Google.

Archant

A boy was approached by a van driver as he made his way to school.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man asked a boy, of high school age, if he would like to buy a new bike from the back of his van at around 7.50am in London Road, Pakefield near Lowestoft, on Monday, December 3.

Following the question, the boy walked away.

The man was driving either a white or grey van and is described as white, aged in his 60s, between 5ft 10in and 6ft. He is of a medium build with grey hair and was wearing a dark coloured shirt, jeans and was clean shaven.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or saw any suspicious behaviour prior to the incident should contact Suffolk police on 101, quoting crime reference 37/69900/18.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 55 111.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other news

A Suffolk authority promoting campaigns to stop smoking has reduced its pension investments in tobacco firms – but says it still will not disinvest in cigarette firms entirely.

Yesterday, 14:28

The heart of two communities shone through as well-wishers - including an MP - rushed to help people injured in two serious falls.

Yesterday, 13:58

Primary school pupils have united to tackle homelessness as part of a festive campaign this winter.

Yesterday, 13:52

Uninsured and unlicensed drivers are being warned that the police will catch up with them after officers seized 133 vehicles in a month.

Most Read

Yesterday, 14:28

The heart of two communities shone through as well-wishers - including an MP - rushed to help people injured in two serious falls.

Read more
Peter Aldous
Yesterday, 13:52

Uninsured and unlicensed drivers are being warned that the police will catch up with them after officers seized 133 vehicles in a month.

Read more
Saturday, December 8, 2018

A 64-year-old woman who was involved in a collision with a car while on her mobility scooter has died.

Read more
Suffolk Police

Halesworth could be in line for 190 new homes if plans to develop farmland are approved.

Read more
Waveney District Council
Friday, December 7, 2018

Concerned parents have spoken of their fears after a boy was approached by a van driver as he made his way to school.

Read more
Suffolk police

Winter Wonderland

cover

Click here to view
the Autumn
Supplement

View

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 8°C

min temp: -0°C

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Lowestoft Journal
e-edition today

Subscribe

Newsletter Sign Up

Lowestoft Journal weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy