Girl approached by man in car at Merewether

POLICE are appealing for information after a 13-year-old girl was approached by a man in Merewether.

The girl was walking along Scenic Drive about 3.45pm last Tuesday when she noticed a small white four-door sedan pull alongside her, police said.

The driver of the vehicle called the girl over to the car but she quickly left the scene.

The girl mentioned the incident to her father on the Friday and police were alerted.

Police said the man had been described as Caucasian with a medium build and short, grey, receding hair and a white beard.

Newcastle police are investigating and have asked for anyone with information or who saw a car fitting the description to contact them on Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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