22/02/2006

Police appeal for information following possible abduction attempt

Police in County Tyrone have appealed for information following a possible abduction attempt yesterday evening.

Two men are believed to have approached three children, two girls aged 12 and seven, and a boy aged ten outside a supermarket filling station on the Sweep Road at around 6pm.

The men are believed to be in their late teens or early 20's, and may have been driving an old style, green coloured Vauxhall Astra car.

The man driving the vehicle is described as having short brown hair and was wearing a Manchester United Football shirt and the passenger was wearing an orange coloured jumper.

Police have appealed for anyone who may have witnessed anything in connection with the incident should contact them on 0845 600 8000, or on the Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111.

(EF/SP)

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