A 16 year old girl from Hornchurch was approached as she was walking on her own by a man asking her to be his ‘sex friend’.
The shocking incident happened on Wednesday 9th of June, as the school leaver was walking near the David Lloyd sports centre in Gidea Park at 2pm.
16 year old Lillie has been left shocked and upset, she told the Havering Daily:
“I was walking to meet my friend at Ardleigh Green when this man came up to me and began talking to me. He started saying I was very pretty and that he wanted to be my friend. He kept repeating it and then he started saying, do you want to be my sex friend? I told him I was a minor but he carried on, saying it didn’t matter and could I be his sex friend.”
After this upsetting incident Lillie called her friend so she had someone to talk to as she was left shaken and worried by what had happened.
“I told him I was a minor but he didn’t care and carried on asking me if I wanted to be his sex friend. I felt really uncomfortable by this and panicked.”
Vicky, Lillie’s mum told the Havering Daily:
“I’m not impressed with what has happened, I went to the area it happened after work to see if any of the houses had CCTV footage of what had happened.”
The incident has been reported to the police.
The suspect is described as a black male, in his 30’s, wearing a red hoodie and jeans speaking broken English.