Police appeal for information after child attack
2:06pm Monday 10th September 2012 in Latest News
POLICE are appealing for information after an incident involving a nine-year-old girl in Swindon.
At approximately 8.15pm on Friday, a nine-year-old girl was at the corner of Brentfore Street and Yelland Walk, East Wichel, playing out with her friends.
While her friends went to a nearby house to get a drink, the young girl waited for them outside. A man then pulled up in a red van and approached the girl before grabbing her wrist.
The girl managed to break free and run towards her friend's house.
Fortunately, the girl was not injured during the incident.
The man is described as white, in his late 20's, of medium build and approximately 5ft 9in tall. He was wearing a black woollen hat, a black hooded zip up top with two front pockets, dark blue baggy combat style jeans and black and white Nike trainers.
The vehicle is described as being similar to a red Transit van.
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Sean Magee at Gablecross Police Station on 101 or on Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.