An Isle of Sheppey mum has taken to social media to issue the warning after her 11-year-old daughter was approached on her way home from school on Wednesday evening
She was approached then followed by a man, he ran off in the opposite direction when he saw the mum who’d come out to meet her daughter.
The matter has been reported to the police.
Kent Police say they are investigating the matter and working with the family.
The mum warned other parents to be vigilant seeing as there are other kids are out alone sometimes.
The incident took place on Pepys Avenue and Hope street in Sheerness
The description of the man was he was dark-skinned possibly Asian, brown thin beard, around 6 foot tall. He was wearing a grey jacket with hood up, blacktop underneath.
Kent Police have been approached for further comment