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Two Men Try To Lure Teenage Girl Into Car In Padgate

A teenage girl had a frightening ordeal in Padgate yesterday after two men tried to lure her into their car.

The black vehicle pulled up alongside the 17-year-old as she was walking home from work along Padgate Lane shortly after 5.30pm.

One of the men inside the car, which stopped near to Padgate Tennis and Bowling Club, then wound down his window and told the girl to get in.

She punched him in the face, and the pair drove off in the direction of Padgate Station.

A police statement reads:

On Monday 17 February police were notified of an incident in Padgate Lane, Warrington.

At around 5.40pm that day a black car pulled up alongside a 17-year-old girl from the town and one of the two white men inside wound down his window and told her to get in the vehicle.

She punched him in the face and the car then drove off towards Padgate Railway Station.

Enquiries in relation to the circumstances of the incident are ongoing.

Anyone with information or footage that may aid the investigation should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 639806, or give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/ro/report.

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