Police are appealing for information after an eight-year-old girl was approached by a man who tried to engage her in conversation as she walked along a Tayside street.
The incident happened in Ravensby Road, Carnoustie, between 1.15pm and 1.30pm today.
The man is described as being in his early 30s, tall, of medium build, with short dark spiky-ish hair.
He was wearing blue denim jeans, a large black jacket with a hood and black footwear.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “It should be noted that whilst the matter may be innocuous, officers are treating this seriously.
“We are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen someone in the vicinity who matches the man’s description.”
Anyone who may have information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.