Attempted Child abduction as man grabs girls arm in Rochester

Police investigating an attempted abduction in Rochester have released an E-fit of a man they would like to speak to.

Officers confirmed that a 12-year-old girl was approached by a man and attempted to grab her arm.

Thankfully the girl managed to break free pushing the man away and allowing her to run to safety.


The incident is reported to have happened at around 15:30 GMT on 5 January in Castle Hill.

Once the girl managed to run free the man walked back to his car and drove off.

He is described as being approximately 5ft 4in tall and aged between 40 and 50..

Anybody who recognises the individual is asked to contact Kent police using the 101 number.