Appeal after driver approaches boy in Clare

Police are calling for the driver of a black, left-hand drive saloon car to come forward after a nine-year-old boy was approached in Clare.

The driver of the five-door car offered the boy a lift home in Clare Country Park at around 5.40pm on Wednesday. The boy declined the offer and the car drove off.

The man is described as white, aged in his mid-30s to 40s, with short black hair with a longer fringe, a day’s stubble and looking red-faced. He was wearing a black leather jacket with a white shirt and grey jogging bottoms.

If you were the driver or have any information, contact Pc Patricia Sinclair at the St Edmundsbury Rural South SNT on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.