27 Nov 2014

14-year-old girl attacked in Papakura

5:10 pm on 27 November 2014

Police are investigating a daylight attack on a 14-year-old girl on a trail in a South Auckland reserve.

They say a man grabbed the girl from behind and threw her to the ground in Kirks Bush in Papakura about 4pm on Tuesday.

After a struggle, she managed to break free and the man ran off.

The offender is about 20 years old and was wearing a grey T-shirt over his face.