LATROBE Valley Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating after a teenager was grabbed by a male in Traralgon over the weekend.
Detectives have been told the 14-year-old girl was walking along Gray St when a white SUV pulled up alongside her on Sunday about 5.25pm.
An unknown offender approached the girl and grabbed her but she was able to fight free and run from the scene.
The offender is believed to be male and was wearing black clothing and a black ski mask.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information which can help police with their enquiries has been asked to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppers.vic.com.au.