STUDENTS have been urged to walk home in pairs or small groups after a girl reported she was chased in an alleyway by a teenager.

The Stanway School has issued a warning to parents about the incident which happened in an alleyway off Blackberry Road on Tuesday.

The youngsters had just left school when she was chased by someone described as tall, possibly male who was a young adult or teenager.

Parents of the person involved have informed the police.