Attempted Abduction in Alliston

Girl Was Able to Break Free And Get Help

Police need help finding a man they say tried to grab a young girl on her way to school. Nottawasaga OPP say an 11-year-old girl was walking along Falkner Road near Knight Street in Alliston around quarter to nine this morning, when a man approached from behind and grabbed her backpack. The girl was able to break free and run off. He’s described as a white man in his 30’s, with a black hoodie and ripped jeans. He was carrying a white backpack. Call the OPP if you have any info.