Man tries to snatch girl on London Road in Coventry
- 24 May 2013
- From the section Coventry & Warwickshire
A man tried to snatch a girl as she walked to school in Coventry.
The 10-year-old was on her way to Whitley Academy when she realised she was being followed.
When she was on London Road a man approached her and then grabbed her elbow. The girl was able to run away to a friend's house unharmed.
Although alarmed, she was not injured, police said. The man is described as black with a short beard, wearing a distinctive blue and orange coat.
Anyone with information about the incident on Tuesday morning is asked to contact police.