Search for driver after indecent comments to children

The incident happened in Springbank - seen here under construction - on Sunday. Image copyright Google Maps.
The incident happened in Springbank - seen here under construction - on Sunday. Image copyright Google Maps.

A search has been launched to track down a driver who made indecent comments to young children.

The pair were on the new estate, Springbank, on the former iTech site off Burnhope Way in Peterlee, when they were approached.

Police say the driver of a blue vehicle made the comments to the youngsters before driving on.

No attempt of physical contact was made during the incident, which happened at 6pm on Sunday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting crime ref CRI00053005, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.