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CCTV released of abduction attempt in Halifax

CCTV of the white van police want to trace
Image caption Police said there have been a series of similar incidents in the Calderdale area

CCTV has been released of a white van police want to trace in connection with an attempted abduction in Halifax.

A man approached two 13-year-old girls in Pellon Lane on Tuesday night and asked them to get into his van.

Officers are also investigating a similar incident where a seven-year-old girl fought off an abduction attempt earlier that night in Mixenden.

Police said there had been a series of such incidents in the past month in the Calderdale area.

West Yorkshire Police have issued a description of a man they want to speak to, He is described as Asian, in his 20s with a pierced lip, and was wearing a blue beanie hat and black tracksuit.

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