Police plea to trace mystery couple after boy is spoken to in 'suspicious incident'

Police want to trace a couple after a “suspicious incident” in which a mystery motorist spoke to a young boy.

Saturday, 20th March 2021, 2:30 pm
Updated Saturday, 20th March 2021, 2:51 pm

Cleveland Police say the driver spoke to a child in Neasham Avenue, Billingham, at around 3.30pm on Friday, March 19.

A force spokesperson added: “The incident happened when a dark blue coloured BMW estate 3 series, which had blacked out windows at the back, stopped on Neasham Avenue and the driver spoke to a young boy.

“The driver is described by the boy as an Asian male and there was a female passenger in the vehicle, who is described as wearing a head scarf and either Asian or Indian.

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Police want to trace a mystery couple after an incident in which a motorist stopped and spoke to a young boy.

“The vehicle then made off in the direction of Tunstall Avenue.

“Officers want to reassure the local community that this is an isolated incident.”

Contact Detective Constable Jayne Bryan, from Stockton CID, on 101, quoting incident number 042798.Read more: Hartlepool’s latest crime hot spots are revealed in official new figures

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