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Police appeal after assault on young girl in Totnes
8:55am Monday 21st October 2013 in Devon
Police are appealing for information after a nine-year-old girl was approached by a man in Totnes who grabbed her by the arm.
The incident happened on Saturday afternoon, October 12, 2013, when the girl was playing hide and seek with her friends near to the donkey statue at Dartington Hall.
The girl, from the Totnes area, was approached from behind by a young man who grabbed her arm. She managed to kick him, he fell to ground, and she ran off.
Police are keen to identify the man who is described as white, in his 20s, around 5ft 6ins tall and with brown hair. He was wearing a dark hooded jumper and possibly blue jeans.
Anyone who saw the incident, which happened between 3.30pm and 5.30pm, or has information about the man, is asked to contact police on 101, quoting crime number JS/13/1248.
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