Hartlepool parents warned as 11 year old approached by stranger

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An 11 year old boy has today been approached by a stranger offering him a lift as he walked to school this morning in Hartlepool.

Fens Primary School on Mowbray Road in Hartlepool sent a text message to parents after the boy was approached.

The Year six student was approached by a woman driver who offered him a lift.

The school sent a text message to parents advising them to remind children the should not talk to strangers the message read “Please remind your children to not talk to strangers and if they are approached to report it to a trusted adult (teacher, family etc).”

Cleveland Police confirmed it was now investigating the incident which happened on Spalding Road aeea of Hartlepool.