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Man,73, Charged With Attempting Kidnapping Of Young Girl In Adelaide

A 73-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to kidnap a young girl from a popular holiday park in Adelaide.

Police were called to West Beach at midday after reports that a young girl had been approached by the man who asked her to walk away with him.

However, the girl's mother intervened and the man walked away.

The suspect was caught on CCTV footage.

Investigators arrested the man in the evening and charged him with attempted kidnapping.

He was refused bail and is expected to appear in court on Tuesday.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any other information that may assist the investigation is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.