Gardai in Rathfarnham are investigating after a 10-year-old girl was approached by a man and asked to get in his car.
It happened on Sunday evening in Ballycullen.
A Garda spokesperson told Dublin Gazette: “Gardai in Rathfarnham are investigating a suspicious approach in the Daletree area of Ballycullen, on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at approximately 6pm.
“A young girl was stopped by a lone male in a car. But she ran off.”
Parents are being asked to be extra vigilant in the area.