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Police in Salford say a reported child abduction on Friday was a false alarm.
Officers investigated the circumstances surrounding the report that a man had momentarily abducted a three-year-old girl at a block of flats in the Patricroft area.
Police are continuing to search for a man who tried to abduct a three year old girl in Salford.
He'd lifted her over a fence and was trying to walk off with her when her mother challenged him.
Police are hunting a man who tried to abduct a three year old girl in Salford this afternoon.
He lifted her over the fence of a garden in Patricroft and was attempting to walk off with her. The girl's mum immediately challenged him and he quickly left the area. The girl was not physically injured in any way.
The man was described as being of eastern European appearance, around 5ft 8in tall, of medium build and with black, short but tightly curled hair. He was described as wearing a red and white baseball cap, red jacket and red trainers.