STRATFORD - Stratford police are investigating after a 14-year-old girl says she was accosted by a man as she walked in the area of Dorus Street and Boston Avenue around 8:30 last night.

The girl told police the man grabbed her arm but she was able to break free.

The suspect is described as in his mid-40s, approximately 6' tall and 270 lb. He was wearing dark wrap-around sunglasses, a black "watch cap," and a green T-shirt. He fled in a dark colored full size sedan with a loud exhaust.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Stratford Crime Tip Hotline at 203-375-TIPS (8477).