Police investigate report of taxi driver approaching young girl

POLICE are investigating an incident involving a taxi driver who is reported to have attempted to lure a young girl into his vehicle in a Staffordshire Moorlands village.

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: "We were called at 8pm on Tuesday evening to reports of a suspicious incident in Blythe Bridge.

"At 5.30pm an 11-year-old girl had been approached by a taxi driver while walking by Blythe Bridge train station and encouraged her to get into the vehicle. The girl ran off.

"The taxi is described as back with a yellow stripe and the driver is described as an Asian man, aged in his late 30s with short, spiky black hair with stubble."

Anyone with information should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 753 of September 15. Alternatively, call 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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