A FURNESS schoolgirl was left shaken after being chased by a man thought to be in his forties.

The 13-year-old was followed in the Greengate Street area of Barrow, close to The Park Leisure Centre, between 1pm and 2pm on Monday.

The man was described as being in his 40s, about 6ft tall, with shoulder length black hair. He was wearing a red waterproof coat.

Anyone with information should contact Cumbria Police on 0845 3300247 or Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555111.