Stranger danger warning for parents

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A school is urging parents to stay vigilant after reports a man tried to lure an 11-year-old girl into his car.

Hawes Side Academy has sent out the warning to parents after the alleged incident, which took place on Hawes Side Lane, Marton, on Friday evening.

It was reported to the school by the mother of the girl, a former pupil at the school.

Headteacher Michael Shepherd said: “We had a phone call asking if we could let parents know.

“We would ask parent to make sure that arrangements are made for collecting children from school and if there are any changes to those arrangements, let us know.”

The incident has not been reported to the police.