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Police warning after school girl on scooter approached by two men

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Original article from Kent Live

Kent Police have made an urgent plea for information and CCTV footage after a girl was approached by a man not known to her in Ashford.

The primary school-aged girl was riding her push scooter on a path near Elm Place yesterday (April 22) when she was reportedly approached her from the direction of Beaver Lane at around 3.15pm.

One of the men allegedly put his hands on her waist as he lent down to attempt to pick up her scooter.

Thankfully, the victim kicked out and was able to run away without further issue.

The suspect was seen to leave down an alleyway which leads to Cryol Road, nearby to Beaver Wood Primary School.

He is described being in his mid-twenties with brown or ginger hair swept to one side.

He was wearing all dark coloured clothing including a long-sleeved hooded top, tracksuit bottoms, face mask and black trainers.

The suspect is also believed to have a tattoo on his left hand.

The second man left in the direction of Deans Walk, and is also described as wearing all black, including a fabric face mask.

Both of the suspects are described as having a slim build.

Kent Police officers are investigating the incident, and would urgently like to hear from anyone who may have CCTV, doorbell or dashcam footage that could assist their enquiries.

Witnesses should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/67162/21.

You can also contact Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, or by completing an online form on their website crimestoppers-uk.org.

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