CONCORD (CBS) – Police have released a picture of a car driven by a suspicious man who they say approached an elementary school student Thursday afternoon.

Police say the man told the young boy he had candy in his car.

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The boy made it home safe, but when he got there he turned around and saw the man had gotten out of his car, and appeared to be taking pictures of the child on his cell phone.

“Obviously frightening it actually happened. Glad to hear the boy knew what to do and got back home and told his parents,” one resident told WBZ-TV.

Concord Police sent a robocall to the community on Friday morning asking them to be on the lookout for a white man about 35-40 years old.

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The suspect is 5’9”-6’ tall with a stocky build and a slight beard on his chin. At the time of the incident he was wearing jeans and a grey hooded sweatshirt.

Parents told WBZ-TV they will be more alert and have conversations with their children.

“Luckily nothing horrible has happened so it’s a prompt for an important conversation,” one parent said.

“You may assume they know what to do, but that may be a big assumption,” another parent added.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Concord Police.