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Police appeal after attempt abduction of child outside Hull supermarket

An investigation is underway after a man tried to abduct an 11-year-old boy outside a Hull supermarket.

Credit: Press Association

It happened at Sainsburys in Chanterlands on Sunday September 25 at around 5.25pm when a man approached a schoolboy, grabbed his arm and tried to walk away with him.

The boy managed to break free and ran into the supermarket and the man escaped.

He is described as tanned, around 5ft 8in tall, around 50 years old, with short messy dark brown hair and of slim build.

He wore a burgundy top and blue shorts and spoke with a foreign accent.

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