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Appeal after reported child approach - Orange

Wednesday, 27 October 2021 02:15:10 PM

Police are appealing for information after reports of a child approach in state’s central west yesterday.

Just after 12pm (Tuesday 26 October 2021), a 13-year-old girl was walking along Summer Street, Orange, when she was approached by an unknown man.

The man spoke to the girl several times, asking her to go to the park with him. She declined and walked in another direction and.

Police were notified and officers attached to Central West Police District have commenced an investigation.

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

He is described as having a dark complexion, aged between 40-50, wearing track pants, a blue t-shirt and a blue baseball cap.

As inquiries continue, investigators are appealing for 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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.