8 Apr 2010

Attempt to abduct girl in Hamilton

3:14 pm on 8 April 2010

Police in Hamilton are investigating an attempted abduction of a teenage girl.

She was approached by a man driving a utility while she was walking in Aberfoyle Street between 6pm and 7pm on Wednesday.

Police say the man followed the 15-year-old girl in his vehicle and tried to grab her while she was at a bus stop.

They say the girl ran towards home, but the driver got out of the vehicle and chased her. However, she managed to elude him.