Police investigate possibly connected child abduction attempts

POLICE ARE APPEALING for information after three youngsters were approached by a man in Moray area on two separate occasions.

Officers were alerted to an incident of a teenage boy being approached by a bald male believed to be in his fifties and was in a green vehicle in the St Leonards Road area of Forres on Sunday afternoon between 3pm and 3.30pm.

There has been a similar report of a man fitting a similar description approaching two young girls in the Cliff Street area of Findochty on Friday, July 7 between 8pm and 8.30pm.

Detective Inspector Alan Armit said: “I would appeal to anyone who saw the vehicle or man in question in either area during the dates and times provided to contact Police as our enquiries continue into establishing the exact circumstances of each incident.”

Police should be contacted on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 if you would prefer to remain anonymous.