Police are appealing for information after reports of a child approach on the north coast of New South Wales yesterday.
About 3.45pm (Friday 25 September 2020), an 8-year-old girl was riding her bike after school along Marine Drive, Wallabi Point, when a silver coloured car pulled up beside her.
Police have been told the male driver asked the girl to get in the car. She refused and rode away. The man got out of his car and followed her on foot for a short distance, before returning to his car and driving away.
The incident was reported to officers from Manning/Great Lakes Police District who commenced an investigation.
As inquiries continue, police would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.
The man is described as being aged in his 20’s, thin build and a dark complexion. He was wearing a black hoodie with hood drawn tightly around his head, shorts and white shoes. Of note he was wearing a silver bracelet and a black bracelet on his wrist.
He was driving a small silver hatchback, described as a Holden Astra or similar model.
Police are appealing to anyone who might have been in the Marine Drive area yesterday and either saw the car or has dash-cam footage, to come forward.
Inquiries are continuing.
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.