Police identify man wanted after 11-year-old girl is grabbed in Doncaster

Police in Doncaster say they have identifed a man wanted after an 11-year-old was grabbed outside shops.

Thursday, 5th August 2021, 3:08 pm

South Yorkshire Police issued a CCTV image of the man wanted in connection with the incident outside shops in Montrose Avenue, Intake on Saturday.

Earlier today, a spokesman said: “Officers investigating a reported assault in Doncaster, have identified a man they were keen to identify after you responded to our Facebook appeal.

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Police issued a CCTV image of the man in connection with an incident in Doncaster on Saturday.

“Thank you for sharing our appeals and calling in with information. It really does make a difference.”

The girl ran away from the man and contacted police.

Detective Chief Inspector Nicola Leach said: “Enquiries relating to this incident are very much ongoing. Understandably, this was an upsetting incident for the victim, and I would urge anyone who might have seen something to contact us.”