Mobile phone images released of man police want to identify following suspicious incident
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Officers investigating a suspicious incident at Stroud Train Station have released images of a man they want to identify.
The images were captured on a member of the public's mobile phone, before they intervened, when a man had approached a girl on a bike.
The person who helped later reported the incident to police, and said that the man had tried to stop the girl on her bike from leaving the area.
The person who intervened approached and spoke to the girl, which resulted in the man leaving her alone.
Investigating officers have not been able to identify the cyclist yet, who was thought to be a teenager, and they are appealing for her to come forward so that they can talk to her and check that she is ok.
The man was described as being white and about 6 feet tall. It is believed he was in the area for around an hour on Thursday 14 July, and police are keen to hear from anyone who spoke to him or saw him as his behaviour was reported as being suspicious.