Stranger approaches kids with lollies in Lismore

Police are appealing for information after a reported child approach in Lismore earlier this week.

About 4pm on Monday (9 May 2016), a girl aged four and a boy aged nine were playing outside on Keen Street, when a slowed next to them and the driver allegedly offered them a packet of lollies out of the car window.

The children ran away and immediately told their mother.

The incident was reported to police where investigators from Richmond Local Area Command have commenced inquiries into the matter.

Police are hoping to speak with a man who might be able to assist with inquiries. He is described as being of olive complexion, in his 30s, with a towel or similar wrapped around his head covering his hair.

The car is described as red, with a spoiler on the rear and yellow number plates.

Police are urging anyone with information to Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to contact Lismore Police Station on (02) 6626 0599 or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:


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