Appeal after stranger offers lift

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a girl was approached by a man in a car in Somercotes on Sunday, June 19.

The incident happened at about 6.15pm on Everest Drive when a man in a blue car pulled alongside an 11-year-old girl and offered her a lift.

The little girl screamed and ran to a friend who was nearby. The man drove off.

The suspect was described as being tanned and wearing sunglasses, a black hooded top, which was pulled up, and jeans. He was driving a small dark blue car, which may have been a Vauxhall Tigra type car, that had black roof bars.

Anyone who has any information about the incident should ring DC Jason Wyatt on 0345 123 33 33 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.