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Secondary school warns pupils not to talk to stranger after two girls asked if they 'wanted a lift home' in Soham

A secondary school has warned is pupils not to talk to strangers after two of its students were approached by a man last night.

Yesterday Cambridgeshire Police were called after a 13-year-old girl and her friend was approached at about 4.30pm outside Soham's Asda in Clay Street.

A man walked by them and asked if they wanted a lift home. The girls said no and the man walked off and got into a dark green Mini.

Clay Street, Soham (Picture: Google Maps) (23457515)
Clay Street, Soham (Picture: Google Maps) (23457515)

Today Soham Village College has sent a letter to parents alerting them.

"Please be aware that two of our students were approached by a man outside the Asda store in Soham yesterday at 4.30pm. The man offered them a lift home which the students declined and the man left alone. The incident has been reported to the police.

"This incident may have been innocent but it reinforces the need for our students to remain alert to these risks.

"Please reiterate to your children that if approached by a stranger they should not engage in conversation and immediately inform someone in a position of trust of the police if they feel threatened."