Appeal for information following suspicious incident in Ellesmere Port
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Police are appealing for information following a suspicious incident in Ellesmere Port.
At around 8pm on Thursday 13 July, an 8-year-old girl was sitting on the pavement on Northern Rise, Great Sutton, when she was approached by two men and two women. They spoke to the girl and took hold of her before she ran off to safety.
Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing. As part of their enquiries, Detectives are asking anyone with any information or footage that may help their investigation to come forward.
Chief Inspector Paul Fegan said: “We understand this sort of incident causes a lot of concern in the local community. I would like to reassure residents that we are working hard to establish exactly what took place and who was responsible.
“We are making a number of enquiries to locate the individuals and are continuing to patrol the area. We are also linking in with the local schools to give advice and support where needed.
"I urge anyone who believes that they may know the identity of the four people or witnessed anything suspicious in the area at the time of the incident to get in touch.
"The same goes for anyone with any information or dashcam, CCTV or doorbell footage that may aid our investigation.”
Anyone with information or footage that may be relevant to the investigation should contact Cheshire Constabulary on 101 or via the website, quoting IML 1596043.
Alternatively, information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.