to Abduct Two Hammersmith Schoolgirls
are investigating an attempted abduction of
two schoolgirls at King Street on the junction
of Studland Street, Hammersmith, on Wednesday.
two girls, aged 10 and 11, both white and wearing
casual clothing were attempting to cross the
road at Studland Street at 11:50 in the morning
when they were approached by an unknown man
believed to be in his fifties.
suspect grabbed one of the girls by the arm
and put his other arm around the second child.
He then asked them to go with him and attempted
to lead them away.
of the girls kicked him in the shin and both
were able to run away to a nearby shop and
raising the alarm.
man ran off along King Street towards Hammersmith
Broadway. Police do not know if he had a vehicle
nearby or not.
is described as white, 50-60 yrs old, 5'6"
to 5'7" with greying hair.
arrests as yet and detectives at Hammersmith
would like to hear from anyone who was in the
King Street/Studland Street area at about lunchtime
on August 21st especially if they saw anything
of the incident. We would also like to hear
from anyone who has any information on who
the man might be.
this time this incident is not being linked
to any others but police would ask that parents
and children show extra vigilance until this
man is apprehended.
telephone number for the team of officers under
DCI Darren Curtis investigating the attempted
abduction is 0208 563 1212 and ask for CID
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