Child approached by man – Mount Colah

Police are appealing for public assistance after a child was approached by a man in Sydney’s north at the weekend.

About 10.45am on Saturday (14 September 2019), an 11-year-old girl was at a Mount Colah bakery with her grandmother.

A man approached the girl and asked if she could help find his dog. The girl followed the man out of the shop before being stopped from going any further by her grandmother.

Officers from Ku-ring-Gai Police Area Command were notified, and an investigation commenced, with police wishing to speak with a man who may be able to assist with inquiries.

He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his 50s, about 178cm tall, and with short grey hair.

He was last seen wearing a red t-shirt, a sleeveless black jacket, black pants and a black cap.

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.

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