ALSO READ: Springs SAPS warns about potential kidnappers The CW6 community policing forum recently noticed a suspicious white bakkie lingering outside a primary school in the Vaal area, reports Vaal Weekblad.

It appeared that the driver took the photos from behind the school’s fence.

On the Pink Ladies’ Facebook page, the disappearance of a 17-year-old girl from Meyerton is being widely circulated. A missing persons case was opened by her parents on September 7 with Meyerton police.

The girl opened a protection order against the man on May 31, which forbade him from making contact with her.

Despite the order and the same girl’s disappearance, he was not convicted.

Not all relationships such as this have the age gap as depicted in the recent incident, but parents must take charge and be aware of such toxic friendships and relationships.

We use cookies to make interactions with our website easy and meaningful, to better understand the use of our services, and to tailor advertising.Boys and girls, and those with different racial, ethnic and economic backgrounds are equally likely to have been in such relationships.The 59-year-old man with the 17-year-old girl caught on CCTV footage at a Spar in Bloemhof.Their faces are blurred, but in the original footage, the man and the girl are smiling, and the girl shows no signs of resistance.Image: Supplied to Vaal Weekblad With numerous reports of children being kidnapped on social media, the threat facing young children and teenagers is fast becoming a distressing reality.During Vaal Weekblad’s interview with the girl and her mother, the latter warned parents to know what their children were doing, where they were, and who they were friends with at all times.