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Girl, 12, ‘chased by man wearing black swim trunks in wooded area’ as police launch investigation

A SCHOOLGIRL was allegedly chased through the woods as she was walking home by a man wearing black swim trunks and a T-shirt.

The 12-year-old’s mother claims her daughter was walking through Buckstone Knoll, Edinburgh, when a man followed her.

A 12-year-old girl was reportedly followed on her way home. picture in stock

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A 12-year-old girl was reportedly followed on her way home. picture in stock

But when the boy started running, the man allegedly ran after her.

The mother said in a social media post that the man wore only black pants that looked like Speedos and a light blue V-neck T-shirt.

She said her young daughter was “excited and very shocked” after her reported ordeal as she urged anyone with information or CCTV footage to contact police.

According to the mother, the man was in his late 40s or early 50s and between 5’9 and 6′ tall with gray stubble and thinning hair.

The incident is said to have happened between 12:25 p.m. and 12:35 p.m. on Wednesday.

Police have confirmed they are investigating reports of a man acting suspiciously, reports the daily record.

They have not been able to locate the man, but are continuing to investigate the report.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “At around 1.10pm on Wednesday 23 March, police were called to Buckstone in Edinburgh following reports of a man acting suspiciously in a nearby wooded area.

“Officials were present and searched the area with no result.

“Further investigations into the matter are ongoing.”

https://www.the-sun.com/news/4986165/girl-chased-man-speedos-woodland/ Girl, 12, ‘chased by man wearing black swim trunks in wooded area’ as police launch investigation

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