Man arrested following suspicious incident with child at railway station

A MAN in his 60s has been arrested following a suspicious incident this morning which saw him approach an unknown child.

Police were called at around 11.48am today (Sunday) after receiving information about the encounter which took place at the railway station in Havenstreet Main Road.

Further details have not yet been released.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary said: “An investigation is underway and officers are making extensive enquiries to establish the exact circumstances.

“A 64-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the report.

“There will be a police presence in the area as we conduct our enquiries, if you have any concerns, or any information, please speak with one of our officers.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting 44210126378.

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