Police are searching for a man who tried to abduct an 8-year-old-girl from a hotel in Truro, Nova Scotia, last Saturday. The girl and her friends had gone to a vending machine in the hotel, where the man approached them. He attempted to take the girl, but she and her friends were able to resist before getting back to their parents. The suspect fled – the police have a description and are appealing for information.

From CBC News

8-year-old girl and friends resist attempted abduction in Truro

Truro police are investigating the attempted abduction of an eight-year-old girl at a local hotel over the weekend.

Insp. Rob Hearn said the girl and a few friends were at a vending machine on the second floor of a hotel when they were approached by a man Saturday at around 5 p.m. He said the man tried to abduct one of the girls.

“They resisted and screamed and managed to get away from him. They went and told their parents who subsequently called us,” said Hearn.

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