Police in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man approached a 10-year-old girl asking her to help find his dog.When the victim told the offender she would tell her mother and the police, the man told her not to and grabbed her leg. The girl ran away and told a relative about the incident which happened on Prospect Place on 13 March. She was not physically injured. Police are keen to speak to the man involved.
Pc Dale Collins of Weymouth & Portland Police said: “We do not know what the man’s intentions were but we are keen to trace to him and speak to him. I am appealing to anyone who was in the area of Prospect Place on Sunday afternoon and saw a man matching the description to please call me on 101.
“I know the footpath in Prospect Place and the nearby fields are popular with dog walkers. If you know who this man is, please call me urgently.”