Mums claim police are not taking reports of a car following children seriously. 

Mum-of-four Fiona Litscher, of Lavender Drive, Southminster, is the third person to speak to the Standard about a suspicious silver BMW roaming the area. 

Her daughter Ruby, 14,who attends William de Ferrers school in South Woodham Ferrers, was walking through the village with a friend in the dark on March 12.

Mrs Litscher, a mobile library superviser, said: “She was walking down North Street, towards the police station when the silver BMW kept coming up and parking alongside them and moving along when they were walking.

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