Man asks 11-year-old girl to 'get in his van' on residential street

Man asks 11-year-old girl to 'get in his van' on residential street <i>(Image: Newsquest Stock)</i>
Man asks 11-year-old girl to 'get in his van' on residential street (Image: Newsquest Stock)

A girl was forced to run away from a man who asked her to 'get in his van'.

The girl, 11, was walking on Kempsthorn Road in Pollok around 2.30pm when she was approached by the man.

He asked her to 'get in his van' before she ran away and phoned the police.

An investigation has been launched by the force but it is understood no arrests have been made at this time.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "Around 2.35pm on Monday, September 18, 2023, police received a report of a man asking an 11-year-old girl to get in his van whilst on Kempsthorn Road, Glasgow.

"The girl ran away and the incident was reported to police.

"Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances."