Hunter Valley police are looking for a man who grabbed a girl and tried to drag her into his car at Muswellbrook yesterday afternoon.
The 10 year old was walking along Bligh Street between 4:30pm and 5pm yesterday, when the man approached her.
The girl bravely managed to break free after punching and kicking her attacker.
She ran off to her home while the man drove off.
The wanted men's described as being Caucasian, aged in his 20's with a slim build, and black and brown short goatee beard.
He was possibly driving a light grey BA Ford Falcon with a dent on the side at the rear of the car.