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Do you know the driver of this small black Mazda sports car?
9:35am Friday 20th June 2014 in News
Police are appealing for the public’s help to identify a black Mazda car believed to be from the Truro area of Cornwall.
On Saturday June 7, 2014, the car was seen near the shopper’s car park in Old Bridge Street, Truro.
The following day, Sunday, June 8, 2014, a member of the public reported seeing the black near Malabar Road, Truro, between 7pm and 7.15pm.
Police would now like to speak to the driver of a black Mazda MX5 car pictured by CCTV in the area. Officers would like to speak to anyone who has any knowledge of who the driver of the car might be or who might have access to the Mazda.
Officer’s are keeping an open mind as to why the car may have been in the area at the time, but are keen to follow up enquiries with the owner of the Mazda.
Anyone who can help is asked to contact 101 quoting crime reference EN/137663/14.
Police have previously appealled for information after concerns that the driver of a black car tried to get young girls to get in.
A spokesman said that the driver of the small car had been seen been acting suspiciously at around 4pm in the shopper’s car park in Old Bridge Street, Truro on Saturday, June 7.
A young girl, aged eight, was approached by the driver and asked to get into the car. The girl refused and ran off unharmed.
The following day a member of the public reported seeing the driver of a black car appearing to watch the Junction store in Malabar Road, Truro, between 7pm and 7.15pm.
After seeing a nine-year-old girl leave the store, the driver of the car opened his car door, "possibly with a view to talking to the girl, before leaving the area at speed".
Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may know the driver of the car or who may have seen it over the past few days.
The car is described as a small black car, possibly a two seater convertible with a soft top. The vehicle may have a large chrome exhaust.
The driver is described as a white man, around 5ft 8ins tall, with light stubble and short brown hair. On the first occasion he was wearing trousers (not jeans), a black jacket with pockets on the chest area and was smoking.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference 800 of 7th June 2014.
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