Police update: Suspicious vehicle – Woodroffe

Northern Territory Police continue to investigate reported sightings of a suspicious vehicle in Woodroffe.

Between 2:25pm and 2:30pm on Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 August 2020, a white Renault master van was reported following school children along Harrison Court in Woodroffe.

Around 3:00pm on Friday 7 August, police received another report of a man parking a white van and approaching a child on foot at Sirius Park, Woodroffe. The child ran to her school and reported the incident to police. The man is described as approximately 40-years-old with a black beard and was wearing a fluorescent orange work shirt.

Police urge parent, carers and children to remember the four R’s:

  • Recognise the danger
  • Refuse any offer
  • Run away
  • Report it to the first person they feel safe with.

Further police investigations established the driver of the vehicle may also be driving a blue Hyundai iLoad van.

Police urge anyone who sees either vehicle loitering around children to contact police immediately.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote reference number 9384398.

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