Central Hunter Police are searching for a man who approached two boys at Millfield.

Around 8.30 Monday morning (20 May) the two 11-year-olds were riding their bikes to school when they were approached by the man at the intersection of Wollombi Road and Third Street.

He asked if they would like a lift to school before offering the boys lollies and a puppy.

One of the boys told the man to go away and they continued riding to school where they informed the principal.

The man is described as being over 50-years-old with black hair and clean shaven.

He was driving a maroon coloured sedan.