Police appeal after attempted abduction of schoolgirl in Harlow
News / Tue 20th May 2014 pm31 02:37pm
Update version: 0845 hrs
Detectives are appealing for information following the attempted abduction of a schoolgirl in Harlow.
The 12-year-old had been walking through The Dashes shortly before 3:30pm on Monday, May 19 when a car pulled up alongside the kerb. The male driver got out of the vehicle and then attempted to grab her to pull her inside. The girl managed to struggle free and ran off to her nearby home.
Investigating Officer, Dc Laura Cuthbert, said: “This girl has been left very frightened and upset so we’re keen to identify this man and the car. We need to arrest this man and find out the motive behind his disturbing actions.”
The man is described as white, in his mid-40s, has short black hair and a sweeping fringe. He is of average build, approximately 5ft 5ins tall and has a prominent nose.
Anyone with information in connection with this attempted abduction is urged to contact detectives at Harlow polices station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
POLICE are appealing for information following the attempted abduction of a schoolgirl in Harlow.
A 12-year-old girl was walking through The Dashes, at 3:20pm on Monday, May 19 when she was approached by the male driver of a white car who attempted to grab and pull her into the vehicle.
The victim managed to struggle free and ran home.
The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-40s with short black hair and a sweeping fringe. He is of average build, approximately 5ft 5ins in height with a prominent nose and Essex accent.
Dc Laura Cuthbert said: “This incident left the girl very frightened and upset.
“I’m keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time who might have seen a man matching the description given.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dc Laura Cuthbert at Harlow CID on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.