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Girl approached – Cessnock

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 04:53:30 AM

Police are making inquiries after a young girl and boy were approached by a man in the Hunter.

Shortly after 3pm yesterday (Tuesday 15 September 2015), a nine-year-old girl and 12-year-old boy were walking home after getting off their school bus at Mount View Road, Cessnock.

On O’Shea Circuit, a man sitting in a car motioned to the young girl and asked her to come over to him. The girl said “No” to the man and ran towards her brother who was walking a short distance ahead.

The man in the car subsequently drove off.

Upon arriving home, the children told their parents what had happened, and police were notified.

Inquiries into the matter are now underway and police would like to hear from anyone who may be able to assist.

The man in the car is described as being aged between 40 and 60 years old. He was wearing a red t-shirt, a green hat and sunglasses. The car he was sitting in is only described as a light-blue sedan.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to these incidents to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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