Police called after children ‘approached in park’

General view of Horsham Park. JP copyright and suitable for reuse as required. SUS-180516-102412001
General view of Horsham Park. JP copyright and suitable for reuse as required. SUS-180516-102412001

Police have received reports of two separate incidents involving children being approached in Horsham Park.

Officers said a complaint was made of a woman approaching a young child in the park at 4.40pm last Wednesday (July 4).

The woman was described as white, 5’ 6”, with red hair in a ponytail and wearing a green t-shirt and patterned trousers.

Police searched the area but there was no trace of the woman.

Officers said advice was given to the informant.

Horsham Police received a separate of two people approaching two girls in Horsham Park around 8pm on Friday night (July 6).

One person was described as a white girl, around 15-years-old, of medium build, with brown curly hair and wearing a white crop top, denim shorts and white trainers.

The second was described as a white boy, around 15-years-old, of medium build, with dark ginger short hair and wearing a white top and red trainers.

Officers again spoke with the informant and words of advice were given.

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