Police are looking for a man suspected of approaching youngsters in Manique de Baixo, in the parish of São Domingos de Rana, in Cascais. One of the girls was chased to her own house.

The man, is described around 35 and 40 years of age, has a beard and dark hair. Caucasian, drives a Peugeot 206 of grey colour. He is suspected of having pursued at least three teenagers on the Carrascal road, on their way to the Tempos Livres Free Times at the Salesian School in Manique de Baixo.

Two of the girls were approached on Friday21st December. The first known victim of the alleged predator was attacked two days earlier, near the bridge that divides Carrascal Road and José Justino dos Anjos Street.

After approaching the 13-year-old girl and inviting her out for a walk, the suspect got out of his car and grabbed the girl. However the attacker quickly left the scene due to the presence of a passer- by, a friend of the victim’s father.

The suspect returned at night to the victim’s house, leaving a paper under the door. A complaint was subsequently made to the 56th PSP Police Station in Trajouce.

Agents of the Criminal Investigation Police Station of the Police Division of Cascais seek to locate and identify the alleged perpetrator.