Girl 'frightened' by suspicious approach

Girl 'frightened' by suspicious approach

Police are investigating after a man made a suspicious approach on a 12-year-old girl in Newcastle, Co Down.

The man approached the girl in the Castlewellan Road area on Thursday morning at around 8.30am and made remarks which frightened her.He is described as in his 40s, around 5ft 6-7" tall, of heavy build with short black receding hair with some grey in it.He was wearing a brown padded coat with rips on the arms and the front, brown trousers with rips in both legs and brown boots.Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who was in the area between 8.30am and 8.50am.Anyone with information is asked to contact them at Newcastle on the non-emergency number 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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