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Girls approached by strangers at Tumbulgum

Police have appealed for witnesses after four girls were approached while playing at a school, south west of Tweed Heads yesterday.

About 2pm on Thursday, four girls, aged between 7 and 9, were playing on a field at a school on Fawcett Street, Tumbulgum, south west of Tweed Heads.

A white sedan approached the fence line of the school with a man and woman inside. The man got out of the car and called to the girls.

The girls ran inside and told the principal, who contacted police.

Police from the Tweed/Byron Local Area Command went to the school to investigate.

Investigators would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any further information.

The man was described as slim build, about 40-years-old, black short hair, black shorts, black tee-shirt, black jacket and glasses.

The woman was described as having blonde/brown hair and was wearing an orange dress.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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