Man tries to kidnap 4-year-old girl from UK playground

Man tries to kidnap 4-year-old girl from UK playground

A tattooed man has tried to snatch a four-year-old girl from a playground in London, UK police have said.

The girl was playing in Victoria Park at around 1.20pm on Sunday when the man grabbed her arm and tried to drag her away.

One of her relatives stopped the suspect in the playground near Grove Road, and the girl was not harmed.

Detectives are appealing for help to find the suspect, who has a tattoo of a hand print on the right side of his neck, with "only God can judge me" written in Old English font in between his thumb and forefinger.

He is white, aged 20 to 30, 5ft 6in and slim, with scruffy brown hair.

He was wearing a blue hooded jacket with two black patches on the back, baggy light blue jeans and black trainers.

The suspect ran off towards Lauriston Road.

Anyone with information can contact police on 020 7275 4550 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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