Midland: police investigate armed man who attempted to grab teenage girl

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MIDLAND detectives are investigating an incident in which a 13-year-old girl was grabbed by a man armed with a knife yesterday.

Police say the teenager was approached by a man on Lloyd Street near Morrison Road last night at 7pm.

The man had a knife and grabbed the victim while threatening her.

The 13-year-old was able to break free and run away from him.

The man did not chase the girl and instead walked away.

He is described as 30 to 40-years-old, 165-170cm tall, with dark curly hair and a muscular build.

He was wearing a black hat, a black hooded jumper, black Adidas pants with white stripes down the side and runners with blue on them.

Anyone with information about the incident, or with dash cam or CCTV footage of the area around the time should contact Crime Stoppers.

Call 1800 333 000 or make a report online.