Kent Police is investigating two reports of school girls being approached by a man who asked them to get in his car.
The reports have been made over two days after youngsters, aged 13 and 11, report being approached in Westbrook and Birchington. Police say they are keeping an open mind over whether the incidents are linked
A Kent Police spokesman said: “Kent Police received a report that a 13-year old girl was walking along Canterbury Road in Westbrook, near to the junction with Maynard Avenue at about 8.40pm on 14 May when she was approached by a black Mercedes car.
“A man asked her to get in the car but she declined and walked away. The man did not get out of the car and no physical contact was made. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 14-1380.
“Officers are also investigating a report of a similar incident on Tuesday 15 May shortly after 4pm, when an 11-year-old girl was walking down Minnis Road in Birchington when she was approached by a man in a dark-coloured car who offered her a lift home.
“She declined and was able to walk home without further issue. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 15-0889.”
Enquiries are ongoing for both reports.