This is the moment a black Mercedes was caught on CCTV following the suspected abduction of a young schoolgirl.
Shocked neighbors told TODAY that the girl, aged 13 to 15, was shouting “Help me, help me” as she threw documents from the car, giving her clues to find.
She allegedly tried to run away from a Mercedes as she left a playground in Tottenham, north London, just before 6.40 pm on Saturday.
Among the papers thrown from the car was the V5 logbook of the suspected kidnapper, which was handed over to the police by the neighbors.
Police said the man driving the Mercedes was described as a black man with dreadlocks as they began a desperate search to find the girl.
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Footage shows the car turned left on St. Ann’s Road from Plevna Crescent after the suspected abduction.
Deniz Toguz’s grocery store CCTV filmed the car leaving the council estate.
He said: “He threw out the car documents. it was the V5 logbook and others
The police is understood to have footage of his shop.
A 50-year-old resident told this morning how the girl was dramatically chased away.
She said: “My neighbor was coming from the shop and a girl was about 13 or 14 years old.
The girl was shouting, ‘Help me, help me,
“Another neighbor was also going there, to call his kids to the playground and the girl was shouting, ‘Help me, help me, help me’.
“The children told what the girl was wearing to the mother. He saw that the girl was struggling to open the door.
“They were driving recklessly and the girl forcibly opened the door and was screaming.
“But they were driving so fast and the girl picked up the papers and threw them on the road.
“So the neighbor picked them up and called the police.”
The mother who took the documents said: “She was screaming ‘Help me’.”
The teen is described as a black girl, about 13–15 years old, with braided hair, wearing red tracksuit bottoms and a red hoodie.
Police said in a statement that the girl was sitting in the front seat, but she tried to exit the car through an open rear window.
She was pulled back into the car, which turned and headed in the direction of St Anne’s Road before turning right into Frinton Road.
Meanwhile, a 10-year-old boy told how his friend came close to overturning the car outside his family’s house.
The young man said: “They overturned on him but they didn’t go all the way. I think because he saw everything. I don’t know if it was intentional.”
He said the car reached the girl when she was passing through a busy street near the entrance of her residence.
He said: “She was walking down the street, the car came and took her away.”
Police are appealing to witnesses to come forward to help nab the teenager.
Detective Inspector Lindsay Bilane said: “We are taking this report very seriously and are conducting a number of necessary investigations to identify the girl and establish her welfare.
“Anyone who has information that may help us, or who thinks they know the described girl and have information about her whereabouts, are urged to immediately call 101 ref CAD 6314/18 September is done.
“I also urge residents to check dash cam and doorbell footage for any possible sightings of a black Mercedes in the area.”
Alternatively tweet @MetCC, or maintain a 100% anonymous contact with Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit Crimestoppers-uk.org.
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