Sunday 15 December 2019

Man approached child near public toilet

Brendan Keane

Gardai in Wexford town are investigating an incident that occurred in Kilmore Quay during which a man is believed to have approached a child close to the public toilets in the village.

The incident happened on Saturday, June 2, at around 3.30 p.m. and a spokesperson for the force confirmed to this newspaper that an investigation is currently underway into the matter.

'An investigation is taking place in relation to an incident that occurred at Kilmore Quay, near the public toilets, where a child is believed to have been approached by a male,' said the spokesperson.

The man is believed to have been driving a red coloured car and there are unconfirmed reports that an attempt may have been made to get the child into the vehicle.

Anyone who may have been in the vicinity of Kilmore Quay around that time and who might have information about the incident can contact Wexford Garda Station in strict confidence on 053-9165200.

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