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Girl, nine, hid in flats after three men attempted to kidnap her in Bush Hill Park, Enfield
Three man yelled at a young girl to get into a van in an attempted abduction.
Police are appealing for witnesses following the attempt by the men to kidnap the nine-year-old at the junction of Main Avenue and Agricola Place in Bush Hill Park, Enfield, on Sunday, September 22.
The girl was playing in a children’s play area close to her home when, at approximately 6.35pm, she received a phone call from her grandparents to come home.
On her way back, a large silver Transit-style van stopped and three Eastern European-looking men got out and shouted at the victim to get into the van.
Terrified, the girl hid in a stairwell of flats nearby before running home.
Both family and child have been affected by the incident, with the girl refusing to leave her school during the day and home at night.
The suspects were driving a silver van similar to a Ford Transit Jumbo XLWB. The vehicle drove off along Lincoln Road towards Enfield town.
If anyone has any information, please call Detective Constable Robert Hood from the CID Unit at Enfield Police on 020 8345 4340. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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