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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

A Nine-year-old girl has been grabbed and dragged into a wooded area as she played on play equipment in Pointers Field, off George Pope Road.

The girl managed to break free and was not injured in any way.  The incident happened just before 4.30pm today.

Police immediately flooded the area and arrested a man in his 30s on suspicion of attempted child abduction.

The man is from the Norwich area, has been arrested in connection with this incident and is currently at Wymondham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

The nine-year-old girl is currently being supported by specially trained police officers.

Incidents like this are very rare however members of the public are being warned to remain vigilant being aware of what their children are up to.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Norfolk Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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