Cumbria Police is investigating a suspicious incident in Allonby which occurred on Thursday (27th Sept).
The report being investigated relates to a 10-year-old girl having been approached by an unknown male at approximately 5.30pm yesterday (27th September) on Main Street.
A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “The male made off after a short struggle and the child was uninjured.
“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident at this time.
“Police can reassure local residents that a number of enquiries are being conducted to determine what has occurred.”
Anyone with any information is asked to email [email protected] or call 101, quoting incident number 280 of the 27th September. Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.