Appeal after reported child approach - Orange

Tuesday, 07 December 2021 11:14:36 AM

Investigators are appealing for information after reports of a child approach in Orange last week.

Police have been told about 8.30am on Thursday 2 December 2021, a 10-year-old girl was walking along Park Street, Orange, when she was approached by an unknown man.

The man grabbed her wrist and pulled her towards the road before she was able to break free from him and run away.

Officers from Central West Police District were notified and commenced an investigation.

As investigations continue, police would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged between 20-30, tall with wavy brown hair. He was wearing a black beanie, black pants and a black t-shirt at the time.

Anyone who may have been in the area or have dashcam footage to contact Orange Police Station on 02 6363 6399 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.