West Mercia Police are searching for a ‘large man in a camouflage jacket’ following a suspicious incident in Herefordshire.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said:

“On 11/03/2024 at 21:07, a member of the public reported observing an individual strolling up Glebe Close, Credenhill, wearing a hooded camouflage jacket.

“The individual was observed walking around parked cars, including one parked on a driveway, before disappearing down the street towards Station Road.

“It’s important to note that this area is a cul-de-sac with no other paths leading to other roads, and the individual did not appear to be looking for an address.


Large male

Hood up on camouflage jacket

Carrying a small black bag on his shoulder

Wearing dark trousers and dark trainers with light-coloured flashings

“We’ve received several reports of similar behaviour locally and in other nearby villages over the last couple of weeks. 

“Your vigilance is appreciated! Here are some general safety tips to keep in mind:

“Always be aware of your surroundings and trust your instincts. If something seems suspicious, report it.

“Secure your belongings and lock your vehicles to deter opportunistic theft.

“Consider installing outdoor lighting and security cameras to enhance the safety of your property.

“If you encounter a situation where you feel unsafe, don’t hesitate to report it to the police.

“If you notice any suspicious activity or have any information regarding this incident (Reference Log: 00481_I_11032024) please let us know using the online ‘Tell Us About’ form on our website www.westmercia.police.uk

“If you aren’t comfortable contacting us directly, you can pass on information anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website: www.crimestoppers-uk.org”