Police are investigating after an attempted abduction of a child in Salford.
A 10-year-old boy had been walking on Castleway in Clifton yesterday at 3.45pm, when he was grabbed by a man from behind who forced him down an alley and onto nearby wasteland.
The boy managed to escape and returned to his home. The offender is described as a black man, around 6ft4 tall, in his late twenties.
Police have launched a full investigation to establish the circumstances around this incident. Detective Inspector Joe Clarke of GMP’s Salford Borough, said:
- Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 8361 or 101, quoting incident number 1497 of 27/09/17. Reports can also be made anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.