Police probe after 10-year-old girl approached by driver

POLICE are investigating after a ten-year-old girl was reportedly approached by a driver in his 50s in Edinburgh.

Monday, 16th May 2016, 4:55 pm
Updated Monday, 16th May 2016, 5:57 pm
The girl was said to have been approached on Ogilvie Terrace. Picture: Google
The girl was said to have been approached on Ogilvie Terrace. Picture: Google

It is alleged the girl was spoken to by a man driving what is thought to be a Land Rover on Ogilvie Terrace near Harrison Park at about 6pm on Friday.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh are investigating a report of suspicious behaviour, which took place at around 6pm on Friday, May 13.

“At the corner of Ogilvie Terrace, a ten-year-old girl was spoken to by the driver of what was thought to be a Land Rover.

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“The driver is described as white, in his early 50s, 5ft 5in or 7in tall, of average build, clean shaven with a shaved head and a local accent.

“Enquiries are ongoing into the full circumstances surrounding this.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”