A man is being hunted by the police after he made a sex attack on a young girl. The man grabbed the girl and dragged her along the road before he assaulted her.
The 13-year-old girl was terrified. She somehow managed to escape after the man approached her again yesterday morning in the Thornton heath area of Surrey.
The girl told her family that what happened when she was on her way to school and what had happened before. The family called the police.
Detectives issued the CCTV footage of the man today. In the image, it seems that the suspect is wearing a black jacket and had a rucksack on his backpack.
The police appealed to the public to help identify the man. A police spokesman said: “Detectives are appealing for information and help to identify a man after a child reported being sexually assaulted.”
The spokesman added: “We received a report of a 13-year-old girl having been approached by a man at 06:48 hrs in the morning as she walked along Norfolk Road, Thornton Heath.”
And continued: “The suspect grabbed the victim, dragged her along the road and sexually assaulted her. Following a struggle, the child managed to escape.”