A TEENAGE girl has been left shaken after she was followed by a stranger in a village near Chester.

She was walking along Kelsborrow Way in Kelsall shortly before 4pm on Monday, November 18, when she became aware of a man behind her.

She continued down Hillside Road and the man continued to follow her.

He is described as being in his late teens early 20s and carrying an item in his hand. He was wearing a waist length black coat with a beige top underneath, dark trousers and dark shoes.

Police are now appealing for the man, or anyone with information on the "suspicious incident", to contact them.

DC Victoria Hazlewood said: “The incident has shaken the teenager so we are keen to establish the circumstances surrounding this and to speak to the man. If you were in the area at the time and saw someone acting suspiciously or were passing by and have dashcam footage, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information, or you have dashcam footage please contact Cheshire Police on 101 or via www.cheshire.police.uk quoting IML 568187.

Alternatively information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.