A 16-year-old girl walking along a pathway was approached by a man who offered her cash in exchange for sex.
Police are investigating the disturbing incident which is reported to have happened in Warrington on Sunday night (June 27).
The girl was walking near to Grey Mist Lake by Woolston Community Recycling Centre around 9.45pm when she was approached by a man.
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The man is said to have offered the 16-year-old cash in exchange for sexual activity, before attempting to lead her down a dead end pathway.
Detectives said the teenager ignored the man and continued to walk before two unknown men walked past which made the suspect leave.
The man is described as white, in his early twenties, with dark shoulder length hair.
He's said to have been wearing a dark blue Berghaus style coat, dark jeans and black trainers and carrying a Heron Foods shopping bag.
Police Constable Naomi Burnell said: “This is a concerning incident and I would like to reassure local residents that we are committed to doing all we can to establish exactly what has taken place.
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“Enquiries are ongoing and I would like to hear from anyone with any information which may aid our investigation.
“I’m particularly keen to her from the two men who were walking in the area and disturbed the suspect.
“I would ask anyone with any information, no matter how small, to contact the team here at Warrington on 101 quoting IML 1023972.”
Information can also be reported online at www.cheshire.police.uk/tua or anonymously via Crimestopper on 0800 555 111.
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