NSW police appeal after child approach at Dubbo

Investigators are appealing for information after a boy was approached by a man and woman in the state’s Central West on the weekend.

On Saturday (2 May 2020), police have been told that a 7-year-old boy was riding his bike with relatives at Sir Roden Cutler Park, Dubbo, between 2 and 3pm.

While pushing his bike up a hill, a Nissan Navara stopped near the boy and the female passenger told him to put his bike in the back and they will give him a lift to the top.

The boy said no, and the Nissan drove off turning left on Whylandra Street.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing for public assistance.

The Nissan is described as being a black dual cab utility with a canvass tray cover driven by a man with short brown hair.

The female passenger is described as being aged in her 60s and with red hair.

Police are appealing for any motorists who might have been in the area, near Whylandra Street, around the time of the incident and has dashcam footage, to contact police.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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