Newmarket: Six-year-old girl saved by couple who intervened when man approached

A girl, six, has been approached by a man

A girl, six, has been approached by a man - Credit: Archant

A couple came to the rescue of a six-year-old girl who was approached by a man.

The man came up to the child and held out his hand for her between 6pm-6.30pm on Wednesday in Periman Close.

At this point a couple who were walking by intervened and the man walked off.

Police are keen to speak to the man and woman who helped the victim as they may be able to assist with the investigation.

Anyone with information should call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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