A man grabbed a nine year-old girl’s schoolbag and pulled her back during an incident in Dromore on Tuesday afternoon.
The girl pulled away from him during the incident at Mount Street and ran into a nearby shop in, police confirmed.
The male is described as being approximately 5ft 10in tall, white with a clean shaven complexion and short, black hair. He was wearing a red and black checked shirt and blue jeans.
Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed this incident to contact them in Banbridge on 0845 600 8000, quoting ref: 599110314.