Police are investigating after two men asked a schoolgirl to get into their van as she walked home from her primary school.

The incident took place near Cheam Fields Primary School at the junction of Stoughton Avenue and Tilehurst Road, Cheam, on Thursday, March 8, at 3.30pm.

The Year 5 pupil shouted "no" at the men and ran home.

An alert was put out from the school to other schools in the area to warn them about the incident.

Both men are described as black and aged in their mid 30s.

Police are asking anyone who saw the incident or the vehicle to call Sutton Police Station on 101.

Officers were stationed near the school today as part of the police investigation.

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