A STRANGER approached a schoolboy and told him he “has to go with him”.

The boy, 11, said no to the man and walked away after being approached in Elm Grove, Brighton, on Wednesday evening.

The schoolboy was not touched by the man.

He immediately reported the incident to police when he got home at 6.45pm.

Sussex Police are asking for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward with information.

They should call 101 or report online at sussex.police.uk/appealresponse quoting serial 1066 of October 11.