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Warning issued after girls approached in Weymouth

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(Updated 9:29am 25th November 2017)

12:00pm 24th November 2017

A Dad from Weymouth has issued a warning after his daughter was approached by a man as she walked home from school.

The 11-year-old girl who goes to Budmouth was with a friend when its claimed a man in his mid 30's, wearing a black hoodie asked them to hand over their phones.

He threatened the girls who managed to run off.

The incident, which has been reported to the police, happened at the bottom if Quibo Lane by Chickerell Road.

He says he's daughters been left very shaken.

The girl's Dad has told Wessex FM: "He was wearing a black hoodie with a pattern and jeans, asking for their phones, when they said they didn't have them (even though they did), he then got aggressive and said "you'd better give them to me now or else". Te girls then ran away and found me. I have reported the incident to the police, but please let your children know to keep an eye out and stay vigilant."

Dorset Police say their neighbourhood team have been made aware of the incident.


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