Incident involving child in Wells

On Monday (30 January) an 11 year old girl was approached by a man as she was walking home from school. The man approached her as she was walking along the Glastonbury Road. He was believed to be in his 20s. He asked the girl to take a photograph of him and then kissed her when she returned his phone to him.

The girl crossed the road to distance herself from the man. She called a friend to walk home with her. The girl is shaken and Police are now doing what they can to help identify the man.

PC Rob Chalker said: “Officers have visited the girl at home and spoken to her and her mum. House to house enquiries have been carried out while CCTV from the area is also being reviewed. Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has information which could help, is asked to phone 101. Please give the call handler the reference 5223023661.

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