12 Year Old Girl Grabbed Near Park

Incident sparks concern

12 Year Old Girl Grabbed Near Park

Police are searching for a man who allegedly scared a 12 year old girl by grabbing her as she walked near a park in Ridgewood.

The man approached the girl as she walked along the footpath on Hinchinbrook Avenue near Ballymote Park yesterday, around 8:45am.

It's alleged he grabbed her wrist but she managed to break free during a struggle, and ran away.

Investigators are looking for someone described as approximately 30-40 years old, with dark skin and short brown hair.

He was wearing sunglasses, a checked shirt, puma pants and old shoes.

Police would like to speak to anyone that might have witnessed the incident or has information in relation to the incident.

Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

Written by: @ClaireBauskis