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Police investigate 'suspicious' approach to a young girl

Published 28/08/2016

Police are appealing for help for anyone who witnessed a man make a suspicious approach to a young girl in Belfast city centre.
Police are appealing for help for anyone who witnessed a man make a suspicious approach to a young girl in Belfast city centre.

A 12-year-old girl was suspiciously approached by a man in Belfast city centre, police report.

She was lifted off her feet by the man on Saturday afternoon in the Bank Street/Royal Avenue area.

But she managed to break away from him.

The girl was not injured in the incident which happened between 5 - 5.30pm.

A 27-year-old man has since been arrested by police and remains in custody.

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