Warnbro child abduction: Massive manhunt launched after man tries to snatch little girl from quiet suburban street south of Perth
- Manhunt after attempted kidnapping of little girl
- Police search across Perth for silver or gray sedan
- Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers
Police have launched a manhunt after an attempted child abduction in Perth.
Police were called after a man approached a girl and grabbed her shirt on the corner of Axminster and Exeter Street in Warnbro, in the city’s south, at around 2.40pm.
The young girl resisted, freed herself before fleeing.
The man decided not to pursue the child before returning to his silver or gray sedan before driving away.
Police launch manhunt after attempted child abduction in Perth (file photo)
Police are now searching for the man and the car.
They plan to reveal more about the case at a press conference Tuesday afternoon.
Detectives from the Child Abuse Squad urged anyone with information or dashcam footage in the area at the time to contact Crime Stoppers on 1300 333 000.