Man Tries To Abduct Girl In Harlow

20 May 2014, 15:31 | Updated: 21 May 2014, 08:46

A male driver's tried to abduct a 12 year old girl in Harlow.

She was walking through The Dashes, at 3:30pm yesterday (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.