Young Girl Approached in North Gosford

Police are appealing for information after a young girl was approached in North Gosford on Tuesday, December 16.

At around 8:20am an eight-year-old girl was walking along Dwyer St and, as she walked past a laneway coming from Dunbar Way, she was approached by a man in the opposite direction. Police were told the man grabbed her left arm. The girl pushed the man away and yelled for help. The man continued to grab her shoulder and then released her. The girl walked to a bus stop and took a bus to school. Police were contacted later that afternoon and offi cers from Brisbane Water Local Area Command searched the area but could not locate the man. An investigation commenced and offi cers would like to speak with a man who may be able to assist them with inquiries. He has been described as being of Asian appearance with a thin build, about 183cm tall and with short black hair. He was reported to be wearing a blue jumper and grey pants.

Media release,
17 Dec 2014
NSW Police media