Cops are hunting a masked man driving a car who approached young girls in two separate incidents in Grangemouth last week. The first incident took place around 4pm on Saturday September 17 when a 15-year-old girl was spoken to by a man driving a saloon type car, possible a Vauxhall Vectra or Astra, on Moray Place in the town.
Later, around 8pm, a man with the same description stopped his car and spoke to a group of girls on Oldwalls Place, near to Charlotte Dundas Court.
The man is described as black, around 6ft 2ins, of slim build, with short cropped hair and spoke with a foreign accent. He was wearing a green jacket, blue baggy jeans and a blue surgical style mask, which he took removed when speaking, at the time of the incidents.Officers are now looking to identify the man involved, and are appealing for anyone with any information on him to come forward.In the meantime, in a bid to ease the mind of concerns residents, police have assured that daily patrols are taking place in the area.Community Sergeant Iain Duncan said: “We understand incidents like this can be concerning for the local community and I would like to give reassurance that officers are working to trace the man involved.“I would ask anyone who may have seen him or know of him approaching anyone to get in touch.
In particular if you have private CCTV or dash-cam footage that might help with our enquiries please make contact with us.“Regular patrols are being carried out in the area and anyone with concerns can approach and speak to officers.”Anyone with information that could assist with enquiries are asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident numbers 2628 and 4175 of Saturday, 17 September, 2022.People can also make a call anonymouslyRead more on dailyrecord.co.uk