Teenager arrested following report of suspicious behaviour towards boy in Margate

An arrest was made

A teenager has been arrested after a report of suspicious behaviour towards a 13-year-old boy in Margate.

It was reported to Kent Police that between 3pm and 4pm on Tuesday, July 3, the boy was walking along Star Lane when he was approached by a teenager who was acting suspiciously towards him. The younger boy  was able to walk away from the scene.

A 17-year-old male from Margate has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on police bail until July 20 pending further enquiries.

Officers are working to ascertain the circumstances of the incident and ask that anyone with information about it calls 01843 222289 quoting ZY/38151/18.