Correct! If you are alone and someone you do not know approaches you, try to stay at least two arm lengths away from him or her. Most strangers do not hurt children.   But if there should be any danger, you can get away more easily if you are not standing too close to the person. 


Information contained on this page is reproduced from the National Center for Assault Prevention, with permission. Reproduction herein of this information is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not
constitute endorsement or adoption by the State of New Jersey, or its officers, employees or agents.