Police are hunting for a man 'in his twenties' who is reported to have tried to pull a group of schoolchildren off their bikes in Christleton .
Officers were called to Village Road at 4.21pm yesterday (Monday, January 22) after receiving reports a man was begging and trying to pull people off their bikes.
Reports on social media say a group of youngsters were approached on their way home from school by the man who 'tried to ram the boys off their bikes', and asked for cash before a member of the public intervened.
A police spokesperson told The Chronicle: "At 4.21pm yesterday (Jan 22) Cheshire Constabulary were called to Village Road, Christleton, after reports of a man begging and trying to pull people off their bikes.
"Police made a search of the area but no one was located.
"The man was described as being in his 20s with a grey hoodie, black jeans and an orange bike.
"If anyone has any information about the incident please call Cheshire police on 101, quoting incident number 520 of 22/01/18, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."