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Beware: Children approached in Brownhills in two recent incidents

Somewhat worryingly, a couple of incidents involving men approaching schoolchildren have been reported today (Friday, 2nd December 2016) in the local area that will be of concern to all local residents, but particularly parents.
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Arrests made following attempted child abduction incidents

Following yesterday’s warning from local police to be vigilant regarding a couple of suspected attempted child abduction incidents in Little Bloxwich, Walsall Police yesterday made two arrests and issued the following statement on Facebook (Wednesday 15th June 2016):

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Parents warned after children approached by men in van in Little Bloxwich

Walsall Police have issued a warning to local parents after two reported incidents of children being approached by a pair of men in a white Transit van in the little Bloxwich area.

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Parents of schoolchildren warned after incidents in Brownhills and Aldridge

I notice from a number of sources and circulating social media that schools in Aldridge and Brownhills are warning parents about two incidents where children have been approached by a male in his 20s or 30s in a white BMW X1 car.

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Parents warned after incident in Aldridge

I notice from a number of sources and circulating social media that police and schools in Aldridge and Streetly are warning parents about an incident in Berry Drive, Aldridge on Monday, June 8th 2015.
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Parents warned after child approached by man in Pelsall

I notice from a number of sources including Jayne Howarths wonderful Common People blog for Pelsall that police and schools there are warning parents about an attempted abduction incident in Paradise Lane, Pelsall, on Saturday last (7th February 2015).

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School’s out… or is it?

Due to industrial action by teaching staff, some schools in the area will be closed today, Wednesday 26th March 2014 – to find out the latest information about the status of your school, visit the Walsall Council School Closures webpage here.
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Back to school?

Most schools in the borough appear to be back today, Tuesday, 22nd January 2013, but some are still closed. For a list, or to check yours, take a look at these resources.
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School’s out… or is it?

I’m trying to find out the status of local schools tomorrow, Monday 21st January 2013.

Theoretically, there’s a list of all schools closed in Walsall on Walsall Council’s website here, although Serco, the body charged with running education in Walsall, hasn’t bothered to update it since Friday at the current time of publication (9:20pm, Sunday 20th January)…
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