September 22nd, 2016

Attempted abduction of teen girl

Updated: 9:59 am, May 07, 2015

A TEENAGE girl was grabbed by a man during a suspected abduction in the early hours of the morning .

The 15-year-old was on her phone on a path off Abberley Close, known locally as the black path, between 2am and 2.10am on Saturday (February 21).

She was approached by the man who tried to grab her. The girl received minor cuts and bruises to her face during the incident but did not need hospital treatment.

The man was black, in his 20s, medium build, possibly had a shaved head and had protruding cheek bones, big lips and blue eyes. He had a local accent and was wearing dark clothing.

Det Insp Tim Bower said: “We are extremely concerned about this incident which has been traumatic for the victim but which could have been a lot more serious.”

Anyone with any information should call police on 101, quoting incident reference number 0086-s-210215, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.