Man wanted after child approached near Grafton

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7 August 2018

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Police investigating a child approach near Grafton have released a COMFIT image in an appeal for public assistance.

About 6pm on Tuesday 19 June 2018, a 12-year-old boy was outside a home in Parker Road, Lanitza, when he was approached by a man.

The man spoke to the boy before grabbing him on the arm.

The boy ran away and told his parents. He was not physically injured.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District were notified and commenced an investigation.

He is depicted as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his mid to late 30s, with brown hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing a black/white flannelette shirt and black track pants.

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