POLICE were called out after a mum spotted a suspicious man taking photographs of her children.
Officers were called to Acacia Crescent in Beech Hill at about 3.15pm on Saturday (January 24). A force spokesman confirmed: “A member of the public claimed a man was taking pictures of her children as they walked.
“He got in a silver car and drove off.”
Officers checked the area for CCTV and are awaiting further details.
Several local schools, including Sacred Heart Primary in Springfield, issued a stranger danger warning as a result of the incident.
Witnesses can call police on the non-emergency 101 number, or contact Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555 111.