Appeal after child approached at Bulli

Police are appealing for information following a reported child approach south of Sydney.

About 8.30am today (Saturday 28 May 2022), an 11-year-old girl was walking along the bicycle pathway near the intersection of Trinity Row and Park Road, Bulli, when a man approached and spoke to the girl.

A woman intervened and the man ran west along Park Road.

The incident was reported to officers from Wollongong Police District who have commenced an investigation.

As inquiries continue, police would like to speak with the man who maybe able to assist them.

He is described as Caucasian appearance, in his 50’s about 170cm tall, olive skin, hazel eyes, dark brown hair and greying beard.

The man was wearing a black jumper, black pants with white writing near the ankle and black Nike joggers.

Police are also appealing for the woman to contact officers.

Police are urging anyone with information or who has dashcam footage from the area at the time of the incident, to come forward and contact Wollongong 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.

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