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Police release e-fit of man wanted in connection with attempt kidnap of two boys

Police investigating the attempted abduction of two boys in Hull have released an e-fit of a man they want to trace.

Police release e-fit of man they want to identify Credit: Humberside Police

Two teenagers were approached in separate incidents by a man in a dark coloured car and told to get inside.

The first happened on Friday, March 8, in Borthwick Close, Bransholme, Hull, and the second happened on Tuesday, March 12, at around 10pm on Norton Grove, off Boothferry Road.

Police believe the two incidents in Bransholme may be connected Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Police said that anyone approached should not get into the car and report it to them as soon as possible.

Detective Inspector Jon Cross has previously said: "We believe these two cases may be connected and would appeal for anyone who may have seen either incident to get in touch.

"We are aware that reports of this nature can cause real concern in the community and we would like to reassure residents that we are working hard to establish what happened and find the driver.

"Both boys did exactly as we would want them to. They didn't get into the car and reported it to us as soon as possible and I would ask anyone else approached in this way to do the same."

  • If anyone has any information on the incidents, or can identify the man in the E-fit, they should call Humberside Police on 101, quoting reference 16/35678/19.