Man arrested after 10-year-old girl grabbed

The incident happened in the South Ham area of Basingstoke on December 10 Credit: ITV Meridiian

A 36-year-old man from Basingstoke has been arrested after a 10-year-old girl was grabbed from behind as she was walking along a street in the town. It happened along Pinkerton Road, near to the junction with Paddock Road. The girl kicked out at the man and then ran home. She was not injured.

The arrested man has been released on bail until Tuesday, January 14, pending further enquiries.