Keep up with Armagh i

Police hunt man who made suspicious approach to girl (12)

Police in Newcastle tonight appealed for help in tracing a man after reports of a suspicious approach to a 12-year-old girl yesterday morning (Thursday).

The incident happened in the Castlewellan Road area at around 8.30am.

The man police are seeking is described as being in his 40s, of heavy build, with short black receding hair with grey in it.

He was about five feet six or seven inches tall and was wearing a brown padded coat, with rips on the arms and on the front, brown trousers, with rips on both legs, and brown boots.

Police said the man approached the child and “made remarks that frightened her”.

Detectives in Newcastle are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who has any information to get in touch on the non-emergency number, 101. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Read more news:

Woman (79) dies in two car accident at Newry

Armagh GAA to appeal €5000 fine and three player suspensions after brawl

Children’s poems a poignant touch during unveiling of Rail Disaster sculpture

Minister welcomes ‘significant milestone’ in Forkhill military base redevelopment

Inspirational Blake’s tribute to ‘Wee Oscar’ on dream Disney trip

Sign Up To Our Newsletter

Most read today

More in News