Officers are appealing for information after a teenage girl was assaulted on her way home from school in Sawtry yesterday (January 25).

At around 3.10pm the 13-year-old girl walked passed a man standing next to a blue car in Rockingham Road, Sawtry, who asked her if she wanted a lift.

When she refused the man grabbed her by the wrist.

She then managed to break free and run home.

The offender is described as white, around 5’10”, in his early 40s and of medium build.

PC Gary Blane said: “This incident is very concerning and was particularly frightening for the young victim so we are very keen to hear from anyone with information or who saw anything suspicious in the area.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at