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April 22, 2021

Stranger approaches girls at Brunswick Heads van park

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Police are investigating an incident where a group of girls were approached by a stranger at a caravan park in Brunswick Heads on Boxing Day.

About 6.40pm (Friday December 26) the girls, aged 12 and 13, were playing in a tree at The Terrace caravan park when a man approached them and started talking to them.

One of the girls’ mothers saw the man and tried to speak with him but he quickly walked away, heading along The Terrace.

The incident was reported to police at Tweed/Byron Local Area Command, who patrolled the area without success.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, stocky build, approximately 50 years of age, 170cm tall, light brown unkempt hair and wearing a white striped shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about the identity of the man is urged to contact Tweed Heads Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page. Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


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