Townsville parents are being asked to have some serious talks on stranger danger with their kids.
It comes after a man made inappropriate comments to a Grade 5 student on Wednesday morning as she was walking to school.
The incident occurred in the area of Thuringowa Drive and Mill Drive at around 8.20am.
The offender has been described as up to 30 years old, driving a grey mid-sized sedan.
If you have information that might help in their investigation, contact Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.