Police receive reports of children being approached in playgrounds

Police received a report of a child being approached by a couple in the play area at Abbey Gardens P

Police received a report of a child being approached by a couple in the play area at Abbey Gardens Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Two separate reports of children being approached at play areas in Bury St Edmunds have been made to police.

Suffolk police received two reports of children being approached by a man and a woman within half an hour of each other on Friday.

The first incident happened at the play area in Abbey Gardens, where a couple approached a child around 6.45pm.

Then at 7.15pm, a report was made from the Moreton Hall play park, believed to be the Heldhaw Road play area.

Parents reported children being approached by a couple in both incidents.


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Anyone with concerns, information or who would like to report a further incident is asked to contact police on 101, quoting CAD 128 of August 31 or CAD 415 of August 31.

Alternatively, visit Suffolk police's website here to report information.

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