Girl escapes abduction attempt
Police are investigating after a girl reported a man grabbed her by the arm in Dartmouth.
The 10 year old girl told police the man jumped out of bushes near John McNeil Elementary School around 2:45 as she was walking her home. He grabbed her by the arm then punched her in the stomach as she fought back and broke free. He ran and she ran to her babysitter’s place and reported what happened. The girl wasn’t physically injured but paramedics assessed her as a precaution.