Gardaí Confirm Investigation Into Suspicious Approach

Written 5 months ago by Newsroom

Gardaí have confirmed they’re investigating after reports of a suspicious approach to two children on their way to school this morning.

The incident occurred at 8.55am in Offaly, when it’s believed a number of men invited them into a van.

The alarm had been raised when the vehicle struggled to turn on the narrow road.

Aoife Griffin is interim head of frontline services with the ISPCC – she has this advice for parents wanting to warn their children of Stranger Danger;

An Offaly County Councillor claims stories like this change how people behave in their everyday life.

John Leahy, who is also the leader of Renua Ireland,  says it makes parents feel like they need to restrict their children’s freedom of movement;