Police are appealing for information after receiving reports of a child approach at Scone last night.
It’s understood an eight-year-old girl was in her front yard around 6pm when a man got out of a red ute and grabbed her wrist.
She was able to escape before running inside the house where she reported the incident to her mother.
The man’s described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his 40s with a thin build, short brown hair and a tattoo on his right hand.
He was last seen wearing a red shirt and green shorts.
Officers are hoping the public might be able to clarify this information, anyone who can is urged to contact Muswellbrook Police Station on 6542 6999 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.