Police are investigating a stranger danger incident at Jesmond.
Four boys aged 10 to 12 were walking home from school along Wilkinson Avenue at around 3pm Thursday afternoon, when a man approached them.
They became frightened and ran to a nearby church where they called their parents.
The man's described as being aged in his 30's, overweight with a dark complexion, short dark hair and a beard.
At the time he was wearing black pants, a white shirt and rectangular spectacles. The man spoke with a slight accent.
Know who he is? Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.