Balasore: In a shocking incident, a man was allegedly attempted rape to a minor girl on Sunday in Haat Sahi area under Soro police limits in Balasore district on Sunday.

According to the reports, the 13-year-old girl was sleeping with her grandmother in her house at Sunday night.

One Subash Das of the village forcefully entered into the house at about 1 am.

Das attempted to rape her by shutting down her mouth in a towel. Meanwhile, he parents came into the room and rescued her.He also gave death threat to the girl and her family members.

The mater came into lime light, when her parents lodged a complaint in Soro police station.

The police have arrested Das in this connection and sent the minor for medical examination.