NSW Police have released this digital image of a man they believe can help with their inquiries.
NSW Police have released this digital image of a man they believe can help with their inquiries. NSW Police

Police investigate child approach near Grafton

POLICE are investigating following a child approach near Grafton, and have released a digital image of the man who could assist their inquiries in an appeal for public assistance.

About 6pm on Tuesday June 19 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.

Investigators have released a COMFIT image of a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

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.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.



Signage change marks new beginning for old highway

Premium Content Signage change marks new beginning for old highway

Directional road signage will be changed in Grafton and South Grafton to reflect...

Aged care worker shortage brings nurse out of retirement

Premium Content Aged care worker shortage brings nurse out of retirement

An increase in demand for aged care registered nurses has given a Grafton woman a...

Cricket action returns across the Clarence

Premium Content Cricket action returns across the Clarence

Cricketers around the Clarence took to the middle in a return to cricket action...