Man (27) as part of investigation into 'suspicious' approach to 12-year-old girl
Published 28/08/2016 | 16:31
Police have launched an investigation into an incident in which a 12-year-old girl was suspiciously approached by a man.
The incident occurred in Belfast city centre on Saturday afternoon, police have reported.
The girl was lifted off her feet by the man in the Bank Street/Royal Avenue area - but she managed to break from his grip.
The girl was not injured in the incident which happened between 5 - 5.30pm.
A 27-year-old man has since been arrested by police and remains in custody.