She agreed to meet him outside a store but did tell her brother the “secret.” A classmate saw her outside the store walking away with a man he assumed was her father. Her body was found three months later.
See Child Safety - Molesters: the subtle warning signs – and learn how to safeguard children.
Also see Child Safety – Overview for a list of ALL the topics for protecting your child.
Lastly, see Free-Range Kids Nonsense to be forewarned about a deluded author with w-a-y too many followers who somehow think they’re going to recapture the warm and fuzzy charms of the old Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood TV show. Actually, they're irresponsibly putting their kids at grave risk.
Also, for general safety, give your child a Personal Security Alarm (noisemaker or screamer).