Schoolgirl forced into car makes brave escape
Gardaí in Bray, Co. Wicklow, are investigating an attempt to abduct a young girl this morning.
The incident occurred on the Boghall Road, on the outskirts of the town, at 8.30am.
The girl – aged 10 - was on her way to school at the time.
It is understood that she was approached by a man, who was driving a white car, and was forced into the vehicle.
The brave girl managed to escape shortly afterwards and then raised the alarm.
A Garda spokesman said a "suspicious approach" was being investigated.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Bray Garda station on (01) 6665300.