Man Tries To Drag Teenager Into Alley

11 April 2012, 11:11 | Updated: 11 April 2012, 11:13

Police in Northampton are appealing for information after a man tried to drag a 14 year old girl into an alleyway.

She was walking her dog in parkland between Woodside Avenue and Lumbertubs Lane at around 2pm on Saturday hen she was approached by a man who struck up conversation before putting his arms around her shoulders and then inappropriately touching her.

The girl said he then tried to pull her into an alleyway nearby, but that she managed to run away.

The man is described as black, aged 16-18, 5ft 10ins tall of medium build with a shaved head.

He spoke with a Caribbean accent and was wearing a grey jumper, with a black top underneath, grey or silver metallic-coloured tracksuit bottoms and black Nike trainers.

The police say that at this stage it is not being linked to similar incidents in the Far Cotton area of Northampton.