Police seek information after reported child approach at Dubbo

Police are appealing for information after reports three teenagers were approached by a man in the state’s Orana region.

Between 3pm and 4pm on Thursday (16 July 2020), three teenagers aged between 14 and 16 years old were walking along Oak Street from Alder Avenue, Dubbo, when they were approached by a vehicle which stopped alongside them.

Police have been told an older model Holden Rodeo dual cab utility tray back stopped alongside the teenagers and the male driver attempted to initiate conversation, before driving in an easterly direction on Oak Street.

The vehicle drove by the group a further three times, slowing each time it passed the teenagers, before leaving the scene via Wheelers Lane and Cobra Street.

Officers attached to Orana Mid Western Police District were notified and commenced an investigation into the incident.

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

The man is described as being Caucasian appearance, approximately 20-30 years of age, with short strawberry blonde hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing a long sleeve orange high visibility shirt, dark sunglasses and a hat.

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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