Young Girl Escapes Port Stephens Abduction Attempt

She broke free and ran to safety..

Two girls have been subject to a frightening ordeal at Hawks Nest, becoming the victims of an abduction attempt.

The 9 and 10 year olds were walking their dog along Monterra Avenue just before 6pm Thursday night, when a white Jeep did a u-turn and stopped in front of the girls.

The driver got out and grabbed the younger girl by the arm, pulling her towards his car.

She managed to break free and the pair ran away.

The man's caucasian, believed to be aged in his 40's and is balding with grey hair.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.