DYFED-Powys Police is continuing to investigate separate incidents where a stranger approached chidren in the Cardigan area and offered them a lift in a car.

And police have also confirmed they have received a report of a similar incident in Lampeter last night.

They are warning parents and children to be cautious but not alarmed.

A police statement said: “Dyfed Powys Police has received two reports of separate incidents in the Cardigan area, on September 24 and 25, whereby a secondary school pupil was offered a lift in a stranger’s vehicle.

“The two children have been spoken to, and at this stage descriptions indicate the vehicles and drivers were different. One instance took place near the secondary school, and another in the St Dogmaels area.

“In Lampeter last night (September 26) a boy was approached by a stranger in a car and asked if he wanted a lift home.

“Officers are investigating, and encouraging parents and children to be cautious, but not alarmed.

“Police are aware of misinformation circulating on social media and wish to confirm that at no time have any of the children approached been threatened, made physical contact with the person nor been followed home.

“Officers can also confirm that no further reports of incidents of this nature have been reported to police or local schools.”

Anyone who has any information about these incidents is asked to report it to police online: http://bit.ly/DPPReportOnline, by email: contactcentre@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk, or by calling 101. If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908. Quote reference: DP-20190925-237.