West Mercia Police are searching for a man in a hi-vis jacket and a woolly hat, with a stocky build following a suspicious incident in Herefordshire.
The incident occurred in the village of Marden.
A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said:
“We would like to make you aware of suspicious incident that occurred on the 24th January around 14:30 in Marden.
“A male was spotted driving a green van with foreign plates.
“This individual was observed lifting drain covers and attempting to fill water butts from hydrants.
“Later, he was seen going up the side of a property.
“When approached by a concerned member of the public, he quickly drove off at high speed.”
Wearing a hi-vis jacket and woolly hat
Accompanied by a child approximately 6 years old.
Stay vigilant and report any suspicious activity. Let’s keep your community safe.
Anyone with any information is advised to contact West Mercia Police on 101.