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Police appeal for witnesses after 16-year-old girl approached by two men in white van

The incident happened near Galava Roman Fort. Photo: PA

Police in Ambleside are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old girl was approached by two men in a white van.

The incident happened near Galava Roman Fort before 1.30pm today.

A van pulled up to the girl, who was walking, with two men inside. One of the men got out of the van and tired to grab her.

The man is described as:

  • 6ft 2 inches tall
  • aged between 35 and 45
  • wearing a black beanie hat
  • wearing a black fleece
  • wearing black work pants and black trainers

Both men drove off in the van. The victim was not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.