Police investigating abduction attempt in Tweed Heads
POLICE are investigating after a child was reportedly followed by two men and grabbed around the waist while walking along a street in Tweed Heads yesterday morning.
Just before 8.30am, the nine-year-old girl was walking along Heffron Street when she saw two men out the front of a house.
The men were said to have followed the girl before one of them grabbed her around her waist.
The girl escaped and reported it to a teacher who contacted police.
Tweed-Byron Police District officers are hoping to speak to two men who might be able to assist with their investigation.
The first man is described as being of caucasian appearance, aged between 20 and 30, with short brown hair, and a nose stud in the right side of his nose and a black coloured tattoo on his right ankle. He was wearing a black T-shirt, black long shorts and black sneakers without laces.
The second man is described as being aged between 20 and 30, with short brown hair, dark skin, and a silver nose ring between his nostrils.
He was wearing a dark blue T-shirt, black pants and black shoes with laces.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page at nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.