Police investigating suspicious approach

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Invercargill Police are investigating an incident where a 12-year-old walking to school was approached by an unknown person.
The incident occurred between 8 - 8.30am on Monday February 4, near a park on Iona Street. 
A police spokesperson says the person was on foot and was described as wearing dark clothing, dark shoes and dark head wear. 
"Police would like to hear from anyone who has information which could assist our investigation."
"f you can help, please contact Detective Dempsey on 03 211 0400.

Information can also be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.