Alert as sex predator may have struck again in Radcliffe

Bury Times: Alert as sex predator may have struck again in Radcliffe Alert as sex predator may have struck again in Radcliffe

A SEXUAL predator suspected of approaching two schoolgirls in Whitefield may have struck in Radcliffe.

On Monday January 6, police say a 15-year-old girl was making her way home from school at 5.10pm along Coronation Road, near the junction with Pilkington Road, when a black saloon car pulled alongside her.

The driver wound down the window and asked her for directions to Turks Road.

She gave him directions, and then the man asked how to get to Bury town centre. He then offered to give her a lift home.

The girl said “no” and walked off, telling her parents what had happened.

Police are linking the approach to the Whitefield incidents before Christmas. On the first occasion, at about 4.30pm on December 3, a man driving a black saloon car approached a girl in Ribble Drive, near the junction of Beverley Close.

He asked the girl for directions to Whitefield Metrolink Station and then asked her to get in the car and show him the way.

She got in and the man touched her inappropriately and in a sexual way several times on the journey.

As they reached Mather Avenue, the girl asked him to stop the car which he did.

The man was described as white, in his late 40s or 50s with short grey hair, of heavy build, and was wearing a shirt and tie.

On December 19, at about 3.30pm, a man fitting a similar description driving a car of the same description stopped on the same stretch of Ribble Drive.

He asked a 13-year-old girl for directions to Whitefield Metrolink Station.

She gave directions and walked on, but he called her back to the car where he exposed himself, causing the girl to run off.

Detective Sergeant Ben Cottam, of Bury Police, said: “We are appealing to any witnesses to these incidents to get in touch. We’re also keen to hear from anyone else who may have had a similar experience but who has not yet reported it to police for whatever reason.”

Police can be contacted on 0161 856 4540.

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4:17pm Thu 16 Jan 14

westies71 says...

Do you not think that this article should be further up maybe 2nd instead of A TRUCK STUCK UNDER BRIDGE for us PARENTS ...
Do you not think that this article should be further up maybe 2nd instead of A TRUCK STUCK UNDER BRIDGE for us PARENTS ... westies71
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4:32pm Thu 16 Jan 14

xBuryGirlx says...

Find him and cut his bits off dirty old perv
Find him and cut his bits off dirty old perv xBuryGirlx
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6:38pm Thu 16 Jan 14

Mick England says...

Do you not think that it's stupid removing comments again? All I said which is a valid point is, would comments be open if the alleged perpetrator wasn't white? PC madness in the highest order!
Do you not think that it's stupid removing comments again? All I said which is a valid point is, would comments be open if the alleged perpetrator wasn't white? PC madness in the highest order! Mick England
  • Score: 4

6:40pm Thu 16 Jan 14

Mick England says...

Comments open on the white man we see.
Comments open on the white man we see. Mick England
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8:53am Fri 17 Jan 14

Hough64 says...

Mick England wrote:
Comments open on the white man we see.
You are obsessed with the colour of peoples skin. Get a life you sad little man!!
[quote][p][bold]Mick England[/bold] wrote: Comments open on the white man we see.[/p][/quote]You are obsessed with the colour of peoples skin. Get a life you sad little man!! Hough64
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4:25pm Fri 17 Jan 14

buckfeed17 says...

I have not seen any of Mick Englands previous comments so i can't comment on them. However i have to say i have noticed that comment options "seem" to be a tad biased.
I have not seen any of Mick Englands previous comments so i can't comment on them. However i have to say i have noticed that comment options "seem" to be a tad biased. buckfeed17
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7:01pm Fri 17 Jan 14

Mick England says...

Hough64 wrote:
Mick England wrote:
Comments open on the white man we see.
You are obsessed with the colour of peoples skin. Get a life you sad little man!!
It ain't the colour of the skin I worry about, it the double standards of certain religions!
[quote][p][bold]Hough64[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mick England[/bold] wrote: Comments open on the white man we see.[/p][/quote]You are obsessed with the colour of peoples skin. Get a life you sad little man!![/p][/quote]It ain't the colour of the skin I worry about, it the double standards of certain religions! Mick England
  • Score: 6

8:33pm Fri 17 Jan 14

longballs r us says...

Mick England wrote:
Hough64 wrote:
Mick England wrote: Comments open on the white man we see.
You are obsessed with the colour of peoples skin. Get a life you sad little man!!
It ain't the colour of the skin I worry about, it the double standards of certain religions!
Totally agree with Hough64 about Mick England and his bigoted obsession about colour and religion. I am sure you will enjoy seeing a black man in todays story with his name. Maybe the editor should have put his religion to satisfy you, but then again maybe not because he maybe christian and then you would moan that he has put his religion because he is not muslim!!
[quote][p][bold]Mick England[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Hough64[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mick England[/bold] wrote: Comments open on the white man we see.[/p][/quote]You are obsessed with the colour of peoples skin. Get a life you sad little man!![/p][/quote]It ain't the colour of the skin I worry about, it the double standards of certain religions![/p][/quote]Totally agree with Hough64 about Mick England and his bigoted obsession about colour and religion. I am sure you will enjoy seeing a black man in todays story with his name. Maybe the editor should have put his religion to satisfy you, but then again maybe not because he maybe christian and then you would moan that he has put his religion because he is not muslim!! longballs r us
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