Police patrols increased following suspicious incident in Bugbrooke

Extra police patrols have been carried out around a Northampton school following reports of a man in a van trying to pick up a young girl.

At about 9.30 am on Monday, a teenage girl was walking towards Campion School in Bugbrooke when the driver of a silver van asked her if she wanted a lift.

Sensibly, the girl refused and the driver drove away.

The driver was white and between 40 and 45, with brown hair. He was wearing a black or blue top, had stubble and was described as ‘grubby looking’.

Following the report, officers have carried out extra patrols around the area.

Witnesses, or anyone with any information about this incident, can call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.