Hunt for man who approached schoolgirl, ten, in red SUV

Police said the man did not get out the vehicle and did not touch the girl.

Hunt for man who approached schoolgirl in red SUV-type vehicle in Muir of Ord, Scottish Highlands Getty Images

Police are searching for a man in a red SUV-type vehicle who approached a schoolgirl in the Highlands.

Officers received a report of a ten-year-old girl being approached by a man in the area of Fairmuir Road, Muir of Ord at around 6.30pm on Tuesday, May 14.

Police said the man did not get out the vehicle and did not touch the girl.

Enquiries are ongoing to trace the man and vehicle involved.

A police spokesperson said: “Extensive inquiries are ongoing after we received a report of a ten-year-old girl approached by a man in a red SUV-type vehicle in the area of Fairmuir Road, Muir of Ord around 6.30pm on Tuesday May 14.

“The man did not get out the vehicle and did not touch the child.

“Officers are carrying out inquiries to establish more details on the exact circumstances and trace the man and vehicle involved.

“We would appeal to anyone with information that may assist us to contact 101 quoting reference number 3287 of May 14.”

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