Unknown man approached two young girls in Doncaster park

Police tape
Police tape

A MAN approached two girls aged six and nine in a Doncaster pub before driving off in a van.

Police are describing the man’s behaviour in the park off Northfield Avenue in Toll Bar as a “suspicious incident”.

The man is believed to have left the area in a large blue van with sliding doors, with a ladder on the roof.

The incident took place between 12.30pm and 1pm on Saturday.

DS Maggie Hawksworth said: “Police are in the early stages of establishing the details of this incident. Whilst enquiries are ongoing, we would like to appeal for anyone with information about the vehicle to come forward and ask that residents are extra vigilant by reporting any suspicious behaviour.”

Anyone who may have seen the man in the park or the vehicle in the area is urged to contact South Yorkshire Police quoting incident number 575 of 15 December.