On Wednesday, 21 October, at around 17:00hrs, a man walked past a girl, aged 15, in Onslow Gardens near the junction with Stafford Road. He then turned around and followed the girl along Onslow Gardens by ducking in and out of garden bushes. The man then walked away towards Stafford Road. When the girl was sure she wasn't being followed, she made her way home. There was no physical contact between the girl and the man. The man is described as of Asian appearance, aged about 40, with short black hair and a moustache. He had a red dot on his forehead. He was wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans.
Earlier the same day at 07:45hrs, a 13-year-old girl had her shoulder touched by a man on a skateboard in Brambledown Road. The girl ran off. The suspect is described as of Asian or Arabic appearance, around 30-40 years old, with a beard and moustache, wearing dark clothing and a cap. He was on a 'greyish' coloured skateboard.
Police advise children approached by a stranger to:
- make as much noise as possible
- run to the nearest place of safety
- report what has happened to police immediately
If you have any information about these incidents, please call Sutton police station on 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.