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Qld girl, 11, pulled to the ground by man

An 11-year-old girl has been grabbed by the waist and pulled to the ground by a stranger who then fled in Lawnton, north of Brisbane.

Queensland Police have asked the public for help after receiving a report of the attack on the Francis Road overpass at 3.20pm on Saturday.

A man approached the girl and pulled her to the ground before running away toward a dark coloured SUV on Park Lane, police said.

The girl did not suffer any physical injuries.

The man is described as Caucasian in appearance with a shaved head, in his early 20s, wearing a light blue t-shirt, running shoes and black shorts.

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