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Girl had to hide in bushes after being stalked on the way to school by a middle-aged man

Confronting moment girl, nine, remembers the moment she had to hide in bushes after being stalked by a middle-aged man on the way to school

  • A schoolgirl says she hid herself in bushes to escape from a man in a silver van who chased her
  • Kayra Oz, nine, said she stopped tying a shoelace on the way to school on Friday
  • She says the van stopped at her and when she hid, the driver was looking for her

A nine-year-old schoolgirl had to hide in bushes after being stalked by a middle-aged man driving a van.

Kayra Oz said that on Friday at 7.50 am she was on her way to school in the suburb of Perth when the van stopped next to her – just 700 meters from her house.

“My shoelace had been loosened, I was going to tie it up and a silver van stood in front of me and he asked me:” Do you want me to give you a lift? “Kayra told me.” 9 news.

Kayra Oz said that on Friday at 7.50 am she was on her way to school in the outskirts of Atwell, Perth, when the van stopped next to her - just 700 meters from her house

Kayra Oz said that on Friday at 7.50 am she was on her way to school in the outskirts of Atwell, Perth, when the van stopped next to her – just 700 meters from her house

The girl's mother, Tulay Oz, said when her daughter told her about the incident that she was shocked and her heart was beating

The girl's mother, Tulay Oz, said when her daughter told her about the incident that she was shocked and her heart was beating

The girl’s mother, Tulay Oz, said when her daughter told her about the incident that she was shocked and her heart was beating

Kayra said she was hiding in bushes on Brenchly Drive.

“I was really scared – he got out of the car and started looking for me,” she said.

The girl’s mother, Tulay Oz, said when her daughter told her about the incident that she was shocked and her heart was beating.

She quickly sent a warning to other parents on social media.

The man drove a silver courier-type van and is described as in his 50s, with olive-colored skin, dark hair with gray spots, stubble and a strange accent.

He was wearing gray shorts and a black t-shirt.

It is not the first time that Kayra has been the target.

She said that another incident occurred a month ago on the corner of Folland Parade and Jakovich Circuit in the same suburb.

On this occasion she walked home from school around 6 p.m. when another van stopped.

“There was this white van and [the driver] asked me if I wanted some lollipops, “Kayra said.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted WA Police and the Department of Education WA for comments.

Tulay Oz and her daughter Kayra say that she barely escaped a stalker after hiding in bushes

Tulay Oz and her daughter Kayra say that she barely escaped a stalker after hiding in bushes

Tulay Oz and her daughter Kayra say that she barely escaped a stalker after hiding in bushes

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