Police arrest male after Broadgreen incident


The man that approached a Broadgreen Intermediate student on Monday has been arrested.

A 68-year-old male will appear in court next week in relation to an incident in which a teenage girl was approached and grabbed by a man on her way to school in Nelson.

L1060309The incident happened around 8.20am on Monday as the girl was walking to school along Norwich Street in Stoke.

The man will appear in Nelson District Court on Monday, July 11, charged with assaulting a child.

Police still want anyone whose children may have been approached by a male, or who were made to feel uncomfortable by a male, while walking to school over the last week in the Norwich Street area to contact Nelson Police on 03 546 3840.