Filey police appeal following incidents involving schoolchildren

Police appeal

Police appeal

Police in Filey are appealing for information following two incidents involving school children.

In the first incident, on September 29, a teenage girl reported that she was touched inappropriately by a man as he tried to get past her on Muston Road.

The man is described as aged between 55 and 60.

In the second incident on October 5, a man believed to be in his 30s, has used offensive language against a group of boys on Muston Road, near the Lower Wharfedale turning.

Both incidents occurred between 8am and 8.45am.

Officers are appealing for information from anyone who was in the area on the morning of September 29 or October 5 and witnessed the incidents.

They are also appealing to anyone else who has any information about them.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and pass information to the Force Control Room. Please quote reference number 12160177424 for the incident on 29 September or 12160181221 for the incident on 5 October.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Police Patrols will be increased each morning and evening at relevant school times to provide reassurance for students and parents.