KASUR-A man allegedly attempted to abduct a four-year-old girl from a street at Rukanpura but failed and fled after the girl’s mother who was accompanying her shouted for help on Wednesday.

Wife of Muhammad Boota, resident of Rukanpura, was on her way along with her daughter Faiqa, 4, when the accused came and tried to snatch the girl from her.

The girl’s mother shouted for help which alerted the locals and they ran to catch the accused but he managed to flee away.

On information, police reached the spot, investigated the incident and said that the accused had acquaintance with Boota.

He did not try to abduct the girl. It was an incident of eve-teasing. Further investigation is underway. The police said a case has been registered.