Police launch investigation after attempted abduction of two girls

Police launch probe after gang of four men attempted to abduct two teenage girls by luring them into their BMW in Berkshire

  • Thames Valley Police launch investigation after Berkshire attempted abduction
  • Two teenage girls were approached by gang at around 10pm earlier this month  
  • They fled the scene, as police today warn Thatcham community to be vigilant

Police have launched an investigation after a gang of men attempted to lure two terrified teenage girls into a car.  

The pair of girls were walking through a residential street in the evening of July 13 in Thatcham, Berkshire when they were approached by a group of men in a BMW.

The group of four men had encouraged the young girls to get into their car, but they refused.   

The pair of girls were walking through a residential street in the evening of July 13 in Thatcham, Berkshire when they were approached by a group of men in a BMW. There is no suggestion that the cars pictured as involved in the incident

Thames Valley Police confirmed they were informed after the young women fled the scene, leading to their public statement today.  

The attempted abduction has sent shockwaves through the historic market town, and parents have been urged by officers to share their warning with children. 

Thames Valley Police have launched a probe after an attempted abduction of two teenage girls in Thatcham, Berkshire

A spokesman said: ‘On Tuesday 13 July at around 10pm a report was made to Thames Valley Police of a car approaching two girls on Chapel Street, Thatcham.

‘The investigation into this incident is still ongoing but officers are aware of this vehicle and carrying out reassurance patrols in the area.’ 

Source: Read Full Article