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Man tries to snatch girl, 8, on way to school in Blue Mountains

Alert for parents as mystery driver with a facial scar tries to snatch an eight-year-old girl waiting for the school bus

  • A man offered an eight-year-old girl a lift in the Blue Mountains on Monday
  • The girl declined the offer and alerted teachers at her school immediately
  • Police say he may have a scar on his face, is in his 30s and is Caucasian 

An alert has been issued for parents after a mysterious man with a scar on his face tried to snatch an eight-year-old girl who was on her way to school.

The young girl had been walking to her school bus stop in Hawkesbury Heights, in New South Wales’s Blue Mountains on Monday around 8am when she was approached by the man.

The man, believed to be in his 30s or early 40s, stopped his car and then offered the young girl a lift, police say.

An eight-year-old girl was nearly snatched by a man after he offered her a lift on her way to school on Monday (file image)

The eight-year-old denied the invitation and alerted staff at the school immediately.

An investigation has since commenced into the man who police describe as being Caucasian with dark curly hair and a scar on his face.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers.   


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