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.
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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.