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Schoolgirl Escapes After Being Grabbed By Two Men On The Tweed

Police hunt for men with nose piercings

A terrifying encounter for a young schoolgirl at Tweed Heads yesterday, after she was approached by two men.

The nine-year-old told police she first saw the men out the front of a house on Heffron St around 8:30 in the morning, before they started following her.

One apparently grabbed her around the waist, but she managed to struggle free and run off.

The girl alerted a teacher who immediately called police.

Investigations continue, with the men involved being urged to come forward.

They are described as being aged between 20 and 30, both with nose piercings.