Posted: Tue 9th Feb 2016

Suspicious incidents in Pentwyn and Pontprennau

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Feb 9th, 2016

South Wales Police is investigating a number of suspicious incidents in the Pentwyn and Pontprennau areas of Cardiff. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Since January 26, five incidents have been reported of a man acting suspiciously. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Three of these have been in Pentwyn – Pentwyn Drive, Pentwyn Road, and Glyn Coed Road – and two in Pontprennau – Lascelles Drive and Heol Pontprennau. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The most recent report was received yesterday from a woman who was approached in Heol Pontprennau at around 12.30pm by a man driving a black Range Rover. He offered her and her young child a lift, she declined and he drove off. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Inspector Paul Arkontopoulos, from South Wales Police, said: “There are some similarities in the description of the man and a vehicle but there are also some differences too so at this stage we cannot be certain it is the same man. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Enquiries are continuing into these incidents and neighbourhood officers have increased patrols near schools, at the start and end of the school day, to help reassure the local community. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“As always, we would ask people to be vigilant and report any suspicious behaviour to us by calling 101 or 999 in an emergency.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Wales Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence number 1600044344. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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