OWLS HEAD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- An encounter in Owls Head has police reminding parents to teach their kids about dealing with strangers.

The Knox County Sheriff's Office took a report on Monday afternoon about a vehicle that pulled up alongside a young girl. The three men inside the vehicle tried to convince her to ride with them. When they persisted despite her refusal, the girl ran into a wooded area and made her way home safely.

The sheriff's office posted the details to their Facebook page with a warning to parents.