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Police hunt man who made 'lewd remark' and attempted to grab young girl in Belfast park

The girls were approached in Orangefield Park. Credit: Google
The girls were approached in Orangefield Park. Credit: Google

Police are hunting a man after he approached two young girls and made a lewd remark before attempting to grab one of the girls in a Belfast park.

The incident happened in Orangefield Park in the east of the city at around 4.30pm on Friday.

The girls, aged 10 and 11, were approached by a man who made a lewd remark and attempted to grab one of the girls by the arm.

The suspect is a white male in his mid to late twenties, around 5’ 10” tall with dark hair and a goatee.

He’s described as being tanned and was wearing shorts and a white t-shirt with grey camouflage on the sleeves.

Anyone who was in the area and who saw the man or witnessed the interaction with the girls is asked to contact police on 101.

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