Police are investigating after a young girl was approached by a man who tried to speak to her through a school fence yesterday.
About 9am, a nine-year-old girl was running around an oval inside school grounds on Stuart Street, Tweed Heads.
Police were told a man was parked outside the fence of the school when he attempted to speak to the child, who responded and quickly ran away.
Officers are investigating the child approach and are now seeking public assistance.
The man is described as being of large build, with short grey hair with a tanned complexion and facial hair.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.