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Gravesend schoolgirl, 15, attacked in The Warren, Kent

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A teenage girl has been attacked in a Gravesend recreation ground as she made her way to school.

The 15-year-old was grabbed by a man in The Warren, Valley Drive, who tried to force her into nearby bushes. She managed to break free and run home.

Detectives have appealed for information on the incident, which happened at 0830 BST on Monday.

A force spokesman said officers had warned pupils at 10 schools in the area to be extra vigilant