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Man charged with attempted abduction of girl on Merseyside

Field lane, Litherland Image copyright Google
Image caption Police said a girl was approached on Field Lane in Litherland

A man has been charged with attempting to abduct a child following a police pursuit through Formby and Southport.

Robert Case, 35, of Stockbridge Lane, Huyton, has also been charged with attempted assault, dangerous driving and failing to stop for police.

A girl was reportedly approached by a driver in Litherland at about 19:30 BST on Sunday before a pursuit, Merseyside Police said.

Mr Case is expected to appear at South Sefton Magistrates' Court later.

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