POLICE are hunting a man after a 12-year-old girl was grabbed while walking her dog.

A male driver then got out of the car and grabbed her and demanding her to get in the car.

She managed to break free and run away from the man who is described as being a white male, bald with heavy stubble and wearing dark-rimmed glasses.

The police have described the man as skinny, white, around 5’9" tall and aged between 40 and 45-years-old.

He was wearing a pink or red long-sleeved casual shirt, blue jeans and trainers.

The incident occurred between 3.30pm and 3.45pm on Thursday, August 8 near Fareham Leisure Centre grounds.

Neighbourhood Sergeant Lee Paddick said: "While this appears to be an isolated incident, we would always remind people to be vigilant. Officers will be carrying out extra patrols in the area."

Were you in the area at the time? Did you see anything or anyone acting suspiciously?"

Anyone with any information is urged to call call 101, quoting reference number 44190280519.