Cumbria

Girl, 7, grabbed by man in Kendal street

A police investigation is under way after a young girl was grabbed by a man as she was playing on a street in Cumbria.

The seven-year-old was approached on Dowkers Lane in Kendal on Sunday afternoon by the male who smiled, but did not speak.

He took her by the arm but then appeared to be disturbed when another man appeared, and ran off.

The offender is described as in his 30s and of Asian appearance.

He was about 5ft 10in tall and was wearing a yellow t-shirt and baggy green trousers.

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