Police try to trace man who approached 11-year-old girl in York alleyway and 'told her she was cute'

North Yorkshire Police are trying to trace a man who approached an 11-year-old girl and made inappropriate comments to her.

The girl was cycling through an alleyway off Tennent Road in Acomb, York, at 3.10pm on Friday November 12.

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The man approached her and asked her name and age before telling her she was 'cute' and shouting after her as she rode away.

The incident happened in an alleyway in Acomb, York

He is described as a white, aged 30-50, with a tan, an accent, very dark brown almost black hair, of average build, and around 5'10 in height.

He is also described as having a scar under his right eye that was approximately 2cm in length and he was wearing all black clothing.

If you were in the area at the time and recall seeing a man who matches the description or have any CCTV or dashcam footage that may have captured something, contact police.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email [email protected] .

You can call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Aleisha Madden.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12210240763 when providing information.