Police say they have stepped up patrols in Altrincham after an attempted child abduction.1schoolAn 11-year-old boy was approached on Hale Road outside of St Ambrose College by a man in a flat Bed style van on October 12th at around 3.25pm.  The man spoke to the boy through the drivers window and told to him “get in the van”.

The man is described as black, aged in his 30s with dark hair and rotten/missing teeth.  High visibility patrols have been put in place around the local area.

Police are asking parents to be mindful when dropping children off at school and to warn their children to be cautious if walking home alone.