POLICE have arrested a man who made persistent inappropriate comments to a teenage girl.

The 17-year-old victim called North Yorkshire Police stating that a man had been persistently making comments of a sexual nature towards her at a bus stop in Eastborough, Scarborough.

The incident took place at around 7.45am on Tuesday, October 19 2021.

Officers attended immediately and arrested a man found a short distance away in connection with the incident.

The suspect, a man in his 30s, remains in custody while enquiries continue.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “This is clearly a concerning incident, but we can reassure people that a man has been arrested and enquiries are ongoing to determine the full circumstances.

"There may have been other people in the area who witnessed this incident – anyone with any information that could assist our investigation is asked to get in touch.”

To provide information, contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference number 12210224459.

You can also email Joanne.Alngohuro1@northyorkshire.police.uk