Police are appealing for information following an alleged attempted abduction in Acrefair Wrexham.The incident happened around 5pm on Thursday October 1 in a field opposite Acrefair County Primary School.
He is believed to have placed one hand around her mouth and one hand around her waist.
The girl managed to break free unhurt and ran home to report the incident.
The man, who ran off in the opposite direction, is described as wearing black clothes and black gloves.
DCI Neil Harrison said: “The incident happened alongside a busy main road. We are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen this man or may have seen anything suspicious to contact police on 101.
“I would like to reassure residents that we carrying out a thorough investigation and have deployed extra high visibility patrols in the area.”