Bradenton police seeking man who may have tried to grab schoolgirl

BRADENTON - The Bradenton Police Department is looking for a man who may have tried to grab a 12-year-old girl at a bus stop early this morning.

The girl told police she was in the 1600 block of Second Avenue East about 8:30 a.m. when the man grabbed her arm, but she was able to break free and run home.

The man was described as having a medium build, a beard and shaggy hair. He was wearing dark pants and dirty, white shirt, according to police.

Anyone with information on this incident can call Bradenton police Detective Kevin Bunch at (941) 932-9300.