Police hunt man in 'attempted abduction' of Scunthorpe girl (update)
Police have released further information about the apparent attempted abduction of an 11-year-old girl in Scunthorpe.
She was walking in Annes Crescent when a car pulled over as she was about to cross the road.
The driver is alleged to have grabbed the victim's arm - but she hit out at him and ran away.
The girl, who was not hurt, met friends a short time later in Queensway.
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It happened on Friday at about 3.05pm.
The suspect is a white man who drove a black, five-door car, "similar to a Mercedes", with what was described as "a badge on the front of the bonnet that stood up".
He is described as in his forties with a bald head and a full beard, which was dark brown but greying. He was wearing a red chequered shirt, navy blue jeans and mirrored sunglasses with black frames.
Detective Inspector John Symes, Scunthorpe Police Station, said: "At this stage it is unclear what this man wanted but clearly he has caused great alarm to the young girl involved and we are very keen to identify the driver.
"Incidents such as this do not happen frequently and this was an isolated incident but people need to be aware and parents need to remind their children about how to stay safe."
A female witness police were seeking has now been identified. Officers are keen to speak to anyone else who was in the area at the time.
Call Humberside Police on 101, quoting log 440 of October 5, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.