Attempted "grab" of schoolgirl

Schools in Leeds have been put on alert after a schoolgirl was offered cake by two men, armed with a knife, who tried to grab her.

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Parents in Leeds are being warned to be on their guard, after a girl was grabbed at knifepoint by two men in a van.

The 13 year-old pupil from Horsforth School did manage to escape. But like recent incidents in Calderdale it has now emerged that she is one of three girls approached in separate incidents in the area. Calendar's Victoria Whittam reports.

Schools on alert after men try to "grab" schoolgirl

Schools in Leeds have been put on alert after a schoolgirl was offered cake by two men, armed with a knife, who tried to grab her.

The 13 year-old from Horsforth escaped, but this is the latest in a string of similar incidents in the region.

Police have said the incidents are not linked and not treating it as attempted abduction, but parents have been put on alert after schools contacted them to warn them of the incident.

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