Abduction Attempt In Portsmouth

Police in Portsmouth investigating claims that someone tried to abduct a one-year-old boy, say they've had two other similar reports since.

Since an allegation of attempted child abduction in Ludlow Road, Paulsgrove on Monday, July 30 police have received two reports of suspicious incidents in the Paulsgrove area.

Police are continuing to investigate these further reports; however they say at this stage there is no evidence to link them to the incident reported in Ludlow Road. 

They have thanked the public for continuing to be vigilant and reporting any incidents of concern. 

They say they always take reports of this nature seriously and investigate the circumstances thoroughly. 

Police can be contacted on 101. Mini-Com users can call the police on 18001 101. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111. In an emergency, always dial 999.