A four-year-old girl was allegedly lured with a toffee and raped in a village here by a 28-year-old man, police said today.

The incident took place in Bairia village on Sunday. The girl was playing outside her house when Anwar Ali took her to a nearby field on the pretext of giving her a toffee and raped her, Superintendent of Police Anil Kumar said, adding that an FIR was registered yesterday.

A hunt was on to nab the accused, SP Kumar said.