Urgent warning after man tries to entice children into car in Leicester

An urgent warning has been issued by Police after a man has been trying to entice children into his car in Leicester.

The man, who has been driving around in Braunstone Frith, has been offering children sweets and asking them to get into his car.

He has been seen in the Cuffling Drive area in particular and Police are warning parents and children to be on alert.

A spokesperson from the Fosse, West End and New Parks police team issued a statement saying: “To people around Cuffling Drive, Leicester, or who attend Braunstone Frith Primary School – please be cautious and keep an eye out for a male offering children sweets and asking them to get into his car.”

“The male had short facial hair and grey hair, driving a black car.”

Officers are warning the public to remain vigilant and to report any suspicious activity to them.

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