Warning after children photographed in car park

PUBLISHED: 08:00 27 October 2014 | UPDATED: 08:35 27 October 2014

The incident happened in a car park.

The incident happened in a car park.


A WESTON mum has spoken of her ‘horror’ after her children were ‘intimidated’ and photographed by three men at a supermarket car park.

The mother, who does not wish to be named, received a call from one of her sons while she was in Asda in Phillips Road, who said a man had taken a picture of her 11-year-old daughter.

She said the three men were in a car parked next to hers when they were staring at her children who were inside her vehicle.

She said: “I was terrified when my son called me. As fast as I was running, I didn’t feel like I was going to get there in time.

“I don’t know what I thought I was going to find but I thought I was not going to get there until something terrible happened. It was horrifying.

“By the time I got there, the car was driving away.

“The children are very shaken up and I cannot face going back there at the moment.

“I want parents to be aware of what happened because I will not be leaving them in the car next time, not that they would want to be in there now.”

She said the security at Asda was ‘brilliant’ and helped her while she approached the car.

An Avon and Somerset Constabulary spokesman said no crime was committed, but an officer would meet with the family to discuss any concerns.

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