The family of the two young girls aged eight and 10 are said to be ‘incredibly upset’ following the terrifying incident
Police are investigating after an unknown man took an eight-year-old girl by the arm and tried to get her and her 10-year-old sister to go with him across a road in Crewe.
Cheshire Police say the suspicious incident happened on West Street in the town at around 7.50pm on Friday (October 28). They said a stranger approached the sisters, taking the eight-year-old girl by the arm and trying to get them to go with him across the road.
The frightened girls ran home and reported it to their parents, who then contacted police. The family are said to be ‘incredibly upset’ following the incident and police have spoken out to reassure the community that they are currently investigating as they seek to find the man responsible.
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Police are now appealing for information regarding the incident in the town.
Inspector Andy Smith said: “The family have been incredibly upset by the incident and I understand it will cause some concern among the community. My officers are currently carrying out enquiries in the area to find the man responsible.
“If you have CCTV or dash cam footage that may help us with our investigation, please get in touch, the same goes for anyone who has any information that may help.”
Anyone with information should contact Cheshire Police on 101 or via the website quoting IML 1399453. Alternatively information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
- 13:01, 31 OCT 2022