Sussex

Man charged with St Leonards attempted abduction

A 45-year-old man has been charged with the attempted abduction of a 12-year-old girl in East Sussex.

Police said the girl was approached by a man in a car as she walked along Eversfield Place, in St Leonards, at about 10:00 GMT on Tuesday.

She managed to run away after he allegedly grabbed her arm and tried to entice her to go with him.

Officers said the man, who lives in the town, was due to appear before Hastings Magistrates' Court.

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