Attempted kidnap of teenage girl in Coventry - police release picture and video - The Coventry Observer

12th Aug, 2022

Attempted kidnap of teenage girl in Coventry - police release picture and video

Tristan Harris 21st Mar, 2021 Updated: 21st Mar, 2021

POLICE are trying to track down a man after the attempted kidnap of a teenage girl in Coventry.

She was approached by a man at a bus stop on St James Lane at 3.30pm on February 12.

He grabbed her wrist and coat.

Fortunately she was able to escape and, not physically injured, she managed to get back home where the police were called.

Officers say the frightening attack caused her a great deal of distress.

And West Midlands Police have released this picture and video on Facebook here and Twitter (below) of the man they want to speak to in connection with the attack.

 

Anyone who recognises him or who has any information should call police on 101.

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