Police reassure parents after 'stranger' seen approaching girl in Jarrow
Reports of a strange man approaching a young girl as she walked to school are now being treated as a false alarm.
Police were called after a man in a light blue or grey vehicle was seen approaching a 10-year-old girl in Kings Meadow in Jarrow .
The girl was on her way to school when the man pulled up alongside her just before 9am on Wednesday.
She ran away from the man and officers began an appeal for witnesses as they investigated what had happened.
Now police say they have carried out a full investigation and have established that no offence took place.
They added the call was made in... read more
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