Police appeal after suspicious man touched infants cheek

Police are appealing for information following a frightening child approach incident in the Newcastle area.

About 3.15pm yesterday, a woman was at a museum on Workshop Way, when she noticed a man nearby.

The woman has told police the man was acting suspiciously and when the woman’s one-year-old daughter walked past him, he touched the infant’s cheek.


He then left the area and the woman alerted museum security and police about the incident.

Police conducted a number of patrols in the area; however the man could not be located.

Officers from Newcastle Local Area Command continue to investigate the incident and would like to speak to a man who they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries.