Thu. May 19th, 2022

Girl of 14 escapes a man who tried to kidnap her at the bus stop

Police were called to Tottenham yesterday afternoon after reports that a man had approached a teenager (Photo: Twitter / @ 999London)

A 50-year-old man with a weapon was arrested after he tried to kidnap a 14-year-old girl at a bus stop.

Police were called to High Road in Tottenham around 4.45pm yesterday after reports that a man had approached a teenager.

The man was supposed to have naughty comments about the girl and tried to get her to go with him.

She escaped by running away and then called the police.

The teenager was unharmed but very sad about the incident.

The 50-year-old man was found and arrested on suspicion of attempted kidnapping, possession of an offensive weapon and failure to appear in court.

He remains in custody while police continue to investigate what happened.

Girl of 14 escapes a man who tried to kidnap her at the bus stop

The teenager was unharmed but very sad about the incident (Photo: Twitter / @ 999London)

Witnesses or those with information about the incident are asked to call 101 with reference to the reference CAD 5537/7 oct.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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