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Man tried to lure Clovelly schoolgirl into car: police

A young girl was walking to school in Sydney’s eastern suburbs when a man pulled up beside her and tried to lure her into his car.Now police are on the hunt for the driver.Police said the 12-year-old girl was walking along Clovelly Rd, Clovelly, just after 8am Wednesday when she was approached by an unknown…

A young girl was walking to school in Sydney’s eastern suburbs when a man pulled up beside her and tried to lure her into his car.

Now police are on the hunt for the driver.

Police said the 12-year-old girl was walking along Clovelly Rd, Clovelly, just after 8am Wednesday when she was approached by an unknown male who was driving a black hatchback.

He pulled over on the opposite side of the road near Flood St, opened the door and motioned for the girl to come towards him.

She ran away and told authorities at her school before the incident was reported to police.

Officers are looking to speak to a man described as being of caucasian appearance, aged in his 40s, skinny to medium build with short light brown hair that has been shaved on the sides.

He was last seen wearing sunglasses and was driving a small black hatchback.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 180 on 333 000.

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