Schools across parts of Nuneaton have issued warnings after girls were approached in a suspicious manner by a man.

A message from the ‘Warwickshire Safeguarding Board’ has been sent to parents at schools across the Stockingford area following the alleged incident in Arbury Road yesterday (March 18).

It states an unknown man approached secondary school girls, who then raised it with their school.

The message said the man was in a white van and asked parents to talk to their children about stranger danger.

‘Isolated incident’

CoventryLive contacted Warwickshire Police about the alleged incident.

A spokesperson said the forcec is treating the incident ‘isolated’adding investigations are ongoing.

“We were called at 11.28am yesterday (Thursday 18 March) to a report of an incident on Arbury Road, Nuneaton,” a statement from the force said.

“It’s reported a man got out of a white van and spoke to school pupils.

“The man is described as aged between 40-50 and wearing overalls.

“This is currently being treated as an isolated incident and enquiries are ongoing to establish the exact circumstances.

“If anyone witnessed the incident, please call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 66 of 18 March 2021. ”

Details can also be passed on via the independent charity Crimestoppers, which is free to call from a landline and confidential, on 0800 555 111.

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