Man Arrested After 'Suspicious Approach' To Young Girls In Co Down

A man in his 40's has been arrested after reports of a suspicious approach to two young girls in County Down.

The incident took place in the Fountain Street area of Downpatrick on the afternoon of Thursday 03 January.

The man remains in police custody at this time.
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Police have appealed to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at around 2.30pm to contact officers in Downpatrick on non-emergency line 101, quoting reference number 678 of 03/01/19.


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