Mellis: Boy, 12, approached by white van driver

Suffolk Constabulary.

Suffolk Constabulary. - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 12-year-old boy was approached in a Suffolk village.

The incident happened in Yaxley Road, Mellis, near Stowmarket, at approximately 8.30am on Friday.

A white panel van approached a 12-year-old boy and the male driver asked if he wanted a lift.

The victim declined and the suspect drove off towards Yaxley.

The man is described as white, aged between his 50s and 60s, had grey wavy collar-length hair, blue eyes and was wearing a red woollen jumper.

The van is described as white, with no writing on, very clean and had the near side rear wheel trim missing.

Anyone with information should call PC John Skinner at Stowmarket on 101 quoting ST/13/3081 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.