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Girl escapes after being grabbed by man on N.H. rail trail

The incident remains under investigation.

A girl is safe after she was “violently grabbed” by an unknown man on a New Hampshire rail trail, according to Goffstown police.

The juvenile was walking on the Goffstown Rail Trail near Factory Street when the incident took place at about 7 p.m. Monday, police said in a Facebook post.

The suspect is described as being in his mid 30s with a darker skin complexion and approximately 6-foot-2 with a muscular build, police said. He was reportedly wearing jeans and a black jacket or hooded sweatshirt at the time.

Multiple officers responded to the scene and searched the area, police said.

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The incident remains under investigation. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Goffstown Police Department at 603-497-4858.

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