Man charged with attempting to groom a child at Glen Innes

7 month ago

Yesterday, Saturday January 2019, an 11-year-old man was approached by a man in a park on East Avenue.

The man would have made a number of inappropriate comments to the boy.

The boy returned home and alerted his mother, who then contacted the police.

Officers from the New England Police District went to the park soon after and arrested a 61-year-old man.

The man was taken to the Glen Innes Police Station, where he was charged with attempting to obtain a child under 14 years of age and possession of cannabis.

The man was denied bail and appeared before the Armidale Bail Court today, Sunday, January 27, 2019. He will be released on bail on January 30, 2019 in Glen Local Court. Innes.