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Officers have arrested two men following an attempted kidnapping incident on Great Binfields Road, Lychpit.
It was reported that at around 5.44pm on Wednesday, 1 February, two men in a black Volkswagen approached two boys aged 12 and 13 and offered them money to get in the vehicle.
The boys ran to a nearby supermarket and the vehicle drove off.
A 17-year-old boy from Basingstoke has been arrested on suspicion of attempted kidnap. He has been questioned by officers and released on police bail with conditions while enquiries continue.
A second man, aged in his 20’s, was also initially arrested on suspicion of attempted kidnap and questioned by officers. He was released and no further action will be taken against him.
We are keeping an open mind around the circumstances and officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.