Appeal after child approached - Narrabri

Wednesday, 17 April 2024 03:13:58 PM

Police are appealing for information following a reported child approach in Narrabri last week.

About 7.45am on Wednesday 10 April 2024, a 12-year-old boy was at a bus stop on Mooloobar Street, Narrabri, when a woman in a black utility stopped and offered him a lift.

When the boy refused the woman got out of her car and attempted to grab the boy before he fled the location on foot.

A report was received and officers attached to Oxley Police District commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As inquiries continue, police would like to speak to a woman who they believe can assist with their inquiries.

The woman is described as being of Caucasian in appearance, about 160cm tall, with grey/white short hair.

The vehicle is described as being a black utility and is heavily scratched with a pink sticker on the rear.

Anyone with information or who may have dashcam footage from the area, is urged to come forward and contact Narrabri Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.