Police arrest 23-year-old man after attempted abduction of Sheffield girl, 11

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man following the attempted abduction of an 11-year-old girl on a Sheffield estate.

Friday, 14th February 2020, 2:49 pm
Updated Friday, 14th February 2020, 2:49 pm

The 11-year-old was with her four-year-old sister when they were approached by a man on East Bank Road, Arbourthorne, at 6.30pm yesterday (Thursday, February 13).

Both girls escaped unharmed and raised the alarm.

South Yorkshire Police confirmed they arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the incident this afternoon.

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Officers arrested a 23-year-old man following the incident.

A spokesperson added: “Thank you to everybody who shared our appeal.”