‘Boy fol­lowed by two men in van’

Western Mail - - NEWS -

PO­LICE are in­ves­ti­gat­ing af­ter a boy was fol­lowed by two men in a van.

Gwent Po­lice were called by a con­cerned par­ent af­ter their son was fol­lowed by a blue tran­sit van in Risca, near New­port.

The van, which had no reg­is­tra­tion plate, is re­ported to have fol­lowed the boy near Risca leisure cen­tre be­fore re­turn­ing to the cen­tre’s car park.

The in­ci­dent was re­ported at around 9pm on Septem­ber 8.

A po­lice spokes­woman said: “At ap­prox­i­mately 9pm on Fri­day, Septem­ber 8, we were con­tacted by a par­ent who re­ported that his son, who was on foot at the time, had been fol­lowed by two men in a ve­hi­cle.

“The ve­hi­cle was de­scribed as a blue tran­sit van with no reg­is­tra­tion plates.

“Of­fi­cers have pa­trolled the area and no other in­ci­dents have been re­ported.”

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