Man seen ‘acting inappropriately’ approaching girls in Liverpool

A series of "extremely alarming" incidents in which girls were approached by a man behaving suspiciously have sparked a police appeal for information.

Officers received a swathe of complaints of a man "acting inappropriately" on Aigburth Road on Wednesday morning.

Merseyside Police is now investigating those reports and has urged anyone with information to contact them.

The force was alerted to reports of suspicious behaviour between 8.30am and 9am on March 17.

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The complaints centred on a man "approaching girls and acting inappropriately", leaving them distressed.

Community Inspector Dave Uren said: "These incidents were extremely alarming for the girls and their families, and we are speaking to the victims to ensure they are supported throughout our investigation.

"We are determined to find this man and further our enquiries."

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Witness and CCTV enquiries have been undertaken by officers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police via Twitter (@MerPolCC), by calling 101 or calling Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 21000171187.

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