Young girl traumatised after being approached by man, touched on the leg

A teenage girl has been confronted by a man who touched her on the leg in a frightening child approach in Sydney’s inner west.

Police said the incident occurred around 6.00pm yesterday, when a 15-year-old girl left a youth club on Illawarra Road at Marrickville.

“Officers have been told a man sitting outside spoke to the girl, before she sat down next to him and he touched her leg,” police said.


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“Whilst the man became distracted, the girl ran inside and notified a staff member.”

Police are now hoping to speak with a man who may be able to assist with inquiries.

He is described as being Caucasian appearance, aged in his 60s, approximately 170-175cm tall, and with grey short hair. He was wearing a grey shirt, grey shorts and runners.

He was seen leaving in an older model white panel van.

 

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