A SCHOOLGIRL who was being pulled into a car at Glenorchy yesterday was rescued by a man who was walking past, police have said.
And Glenorchy police believe that white knight can help them find the would-be abductor.
Detective Inspector David Plumpton said the 14-year-old Dominic College student was approached by a man when she was walking to school at 8.15am yesterday.
“The young girl was on Tolosa Street, Glenorchy, just past the Bowden Street roundabout when a male person in a red Mazda sedan stopped and after opening the rear door of his vehicle took hold of the young girl’s backpack, pulling her toward the car,” Detective Inspector Plumpton said.
“Another male person has intervened and prevented any further assault, this person has then assisted the young girl continue on to school.”
“The young girl was not physically injured but obviously shocked by the events.”
Detective Inspector Plumpton said police spoke to residents along Tolosa Street yesterday in an effort to identify the man.
“We are taking this very seriously and would like to talk to the man who came to her aid, because we believe that he can help resolve the investigation.”
He said they would also like to talk to any witnesses.Anyone with information is asked to call Glenorchy CIB on (03) 6230 2821.
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