A teenage girl managed to fight off a man who grabbed her wrist in the Pool area of Cornwall.
The 16-year-old was walking between 8 and 8.30am on Tuesday December 11 when the man approached her.
She was able to shake him off and ran from him.
Residents in the Pool area of Cornwall are now being asked to help find a man responsible for the incident in Trevenson Road.
He is described as a white man in his late twenties, of stocky build and around 6ft 1ins to 6ft 2ins tall.
He had short brown gelled hair and was wearing a red T-shirt, blue jeans and white Nike trainers.
He had a tattoo on his left forearm of a cross.
Anybody with any information regarding this incident or anybody that may have been in the area at this time should contact the police on 101 and quote Crime ref no AC/12/4864 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.