Police call for witnesses after girl approached

Kate FieldingSouth Western Times

Police have released a composite image of a man they believe could help with an investigation into an incident where a young girl was approached by a man driving a white van in Dalyellup last week.

The 11-year-old girl was walking home from school near Hornibrook Road and Norton Promenade about 5pm on September 11 when she was approached by a man who tried to coax her into the van.

Police say the man tried to coax the girl into the vehicle on two occasions.

Bunbury detectives have renewed calls for information to help with their investigation and have released an image of a man.

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The man is described as dark-skinned, aged between 30 and 40 years, bald with a long beard and moustache and a small tattoo on his wrist.

He was wearing a hi-vis vest with a kangaroo label.

The car is described as a white van with a double door rear opening and silver painted rims.

The van has a dent in the right front guard and a big aerial on the back.

Anyone with information or who may have seen the van can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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