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Police are appealing for information after a 10-year-old girl was approached by a man whilst she was walking along Brougham Terrace in Hartlepool.

The incident occurred at around 8:40am this morning, Wednesday 13th March, when a man approached the girl and grabbed her by the arm.

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p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-style: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.301961); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration: none”>Anyone who may know the identity of the man or anyone who may have seen a man matching the description in the area at the time of the incident is asked to contactDetective Sergeant Alistair Snowdon fromCleveland Police on 101 quoting event number 042218. Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 orwww.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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