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Man grabbed boy, 12, and told him ‘come with mebefore kid punched him

COPS are hunting a man who tried to grab a 12-year-old boy in broad daylight.

The man told the kidcome with me” – before the brave boy managed to punch him and run off just before 9.30am on November 8 in Southampton, Hampshire.

Cops released this e-fit of the suspect

Cops released this e-fit of the suspectCrédit: Hampshire Police

The creep then attempted to follow the boy down the road twice, before his target was finally able to shake him off.

Detectives have now released an e-fit of the suspect and are appealing for information.

He is described as a white man in his 30s, around 6ft tall with short, dark brown hair and a scar or mark on his left cheek.

He was wearing a waist length, dark blue raincoat at the time.

Anyone who recognises the man, or has any information, can call Hampshire Police on 101 and quote reference 44220454063.

Those who wish to give information anonymously can call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.