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A man has been charged following investigations into an alleged child approach incident in Lismore last month.

About 3.20pm on Wednesday November 7, a 10-year-old girl got off the school bus at the corner of Hunter and Orion Streets and started walking to her destination.

It’s alleged a man driving a white station wagon approached the girl and spoke to her, before trying to entice her into his vehicle.

The matter was reported to police and an investigation was commenced by Lismore Detectives.

About 4pm yesterday (Monday December 10), a 50-year-old man was arrested in South Lismore.

He was taken to Lismore Police Station where he was charged with stalk/intimidate intend fear/physical harm (personal).

He was refused bail and will appear in Lismore Local Court today (Tuesday December 11).

 


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