An attempted abduction of a young girl in a suburb of Bankstown has seen a man charged.
The 10-year-old girl was riding her bike on Rodd Street in Birrong, when a man attempted to speak to her before allegedly attempting to grab her physically.
The girl broke free and screamed for help as she rode away from the accused man.
A witness contacted police who attended the scene and commenced an investigation.
A 66-year-old man was arrested at Bankstown Police Station on Sunday night, charged with take/detain with intent to gain advantage (attempt).
He was granted conditional bail to appear in Bankstown Local Court on Wednesday 16 March 2016.