Accosting in Sidegate Lane West, Ipswich, did not take place, police confirm
PUBLISHED: 16:06 18 May 2018 | UPDATED: 16:19 18 May 2018
A report that a 13-year-old boy was accosted in Ipswich did not take place, police have confirmed.
The teenager was walking a puppy was near to the allotments in Sidegate Lane West at around 5.15pm on Wednesday when a man and a woman approached in a car.
The two adults concerned came forward to police and officers are content that there was no sinister intent meant by their approach to the child.
A statement from Suffolk police said: “The situation was a genuine misunderstanding.
“The couple recognise the police have a duty to carry out investigations relating to such incidents reported to them.
“The child’s parents have also been informed of this development.”