West Mercia Police say investigations are ongoing after reports of a man acting suspiciously near a school in Hereford.

A member of the public took to social media to say that a man had reportedly sounded his vehicle horn and attempted to get a young girl to approach his van in the Hampton Dene Road area of Hereford on Wednesday. The incident is reported to have occurred at around 8.30am.

Your Herefordshire contacted West Mercia Police and a spokesperson shared the following short statement with us this morning:

“I can confirm that a report was made to police and the incident number is 00370_I_19012022

“Officers are investigating the report and their enquiries are ongoing.”