Allegation that man approached boy near school is withdrawn

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police
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An allegation that a man approached a young boy on his way to school has been withdrawn.

Officers at Northumbria Police had started an investigation yesterday (Wednesday) after a ten-year-old boy said he was approached by a man beside the Barclays Bank, Station Road, Forest Hall, at 9.22am.

A police spokesman said: “The matter has been fully investigated and the allegation has been withdrawn and police are no longer investigating the matter.”