Kent Police is investigating a suspicious incident in Canterbury and advising parents to beware.
A 15-year-old girl was walking along Whitstable Road near the junction of Westgate Court Avenue at around 4 pm on Thursday 14 November when a man sitting in the front near side seat of a car started to speak to her.
She approached the car thinking the man was asking for directions, but he asked her if she wanted to go for a ride.
She ignored him and started to walk away and he grabbed her wrist but she managed to get away from him and raise the alarm.
The man is described as white, aged 30 to 40, clean shaven and was wearing a dark jacket. He spoke with a deep accent. He was in a car described as being a dark coloured vehicle similar in size to a Ford Focus.
Kent Police is advising parents to remind their children not to go with strangers and keep to well-lit areas where people can see them.
If they are worried and concerned about anyone suspicious they should report it immediately to someone they trust.
For further information about personal safety visit the Kent Police website: www.kent.police.uk/advice/personal/protect_yself.html
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Constable Kelly Boyd on 01227 744732 reference ZY/34581/13.