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Increased police presence near Holbeach school after ‘suspicious incident’

Police are investigating a suspicious incident that is alleged to have happened in Holbeach around 3.30pm yesterday (Wednesday).


A 10-year-old boy walking home from school was approached by a man in Stukeley Hall Drive.


The man was described as a black male, 6ft tall, of slim build, wearing jeans and said to be holding a knife.


The pupil was unhurt and ran back to school. Specially trained officers will be talking to the child further and there will be an increased police presence near the school.


Police would like to hear from you if you have any information that could assist the enquiry.


There are a number of ways you can report:


• Via the non-emergency number 101, quoting incident number 321 of July 12.
• Through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
• In an emergency always call 999.

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