Illawarra Newsroom

South Coast Police investigate child approach in Nowra


Police are appealing for information after reports of a child approach in Nowra on Monday.

About 4.20pm Monday, an 11-year-old girl was riding her skateboard on a path between Riverview Road and the Shoalhaven River, when she was approached by an unknown man.


Police have been told the man spoke to the girl, before approaching her for a second time in a utility a short time later.

The incident was reported to officers from South Coast Police District who commenced an investigation.

As inquiries continue, police would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

The man is described as being about 175cm tall, with white balding hair and a white medium length beard.

He was last seen wearing a green and yellow flannelette shirt and jeans, and was driving a light grey dual cab utility with an air vent on the bonnet.

Police said inquiries are continuing.

Images: NSW Police and Google Maps