Police are appealing for public assistance following reports of a child approach and obscene exposure in Parramatta yesterday.
About 8.40am (Thursday 21 July 2016), a 14-year-old girl was walking along a footpath within the Queens Wharf Reserve on George Street, adjacent to Parramatta River.
Police have been told an unknown man approached the girl, before exposing himself and speaking to her.
The girl ran from the scene and informed a teacher, who alerted police.
Officers attached to Parramatta Local Area Command commenced an investigation.
As inquiries continue, police would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist them.
He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, in his late 50s, about 155cm tall, of large build, with a big stomach, and very short white hair which is balding.
The man was seen wearing grey tracksuit pants, a long-sleeved jumper and had a dishevelled appearance.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.
Meanwhile, the incident has again prompted police to encourage parents to discuss the ‘Safe People, Safe Places’ messages with their children, including;