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Appeal for witnesses after suspicious incident in Portsmouth

Officers in Portsmouth are investigating a report of a suspicious incident which occurred on Thursday evening (June 16)


It was reported that two young boys were outside Edgbaston House, Portsmouth, when they were appraoched by a man who talked to them, pushed one and then followed them briefly when they ran away.


The incident occurred between 7pm and 9pm.


Officers are making enquiries and will be conducting patrols in the area.


Police are keen to speak with anyone who saw anything suspicious or who can assist with their enquiries.


The man is described as white, with black hair. He was wearing a black t-shirt, black shorts and a black mask.


Officers are also keen to speak with a man they believe intervened in the incident. He had blonde hair, a blue t-shirt and blue jeans.


If you can assist with enquiries, you should call 101, quoting the reference 44220239894.