Scottish police hunt man who ‘hugged’ 10-year-old girl on street

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Detectives have launched an investigation after a man assaulted a schoolgirl on a Glasgow street.

Officers said the man, whose description has not been given, hugged the 10-year-old on Westray Street in the Milton area just after 9pm yesterday.

Police have launched an investigation. Picture: John Devlin

Police have launched an investigation. Picture: John Devlin

It is understood he had approached the child in a car before the incident took place.

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The girl fled the scene and police were called.

A Police Scotland spokesman told Glasgow’s Evening Times “Enquiries are ongoing following an assault of a 10-year-old girl in Westray Street, Milton around 9.10 pm last night.

“A man approached the young girl and hugged her.

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“Enquiries are at an early stage and at this time we cannot establish a motive for the man’s actions.”

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