Police continue to search for Hampton child snatcher
By Teddington People | Thursday, March 21, 2013, 14:43
Police are reassuring parents in Hampton and surrounding local areas over a man who attempted to abduct a girl walking to school.
The nine-year-old, who was walking behind her mother at the time, was snatched a week ago close to her house in St James Churchyard, Hampton. She managed to kick herself free from her attacker.
The man was described as wearing grey jogging trousers, a grey hoodie with white string, a grey plastic watch and white trainers.
Extra police patrols and a CCTV van have been set up around local schools in the area and police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. No other similar incidents have been reported.
Anyone with any information should call officers from Richmond on 020 8247 7187 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. In an emergency dial 999.