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Man 'approaches' 10-year-old girl

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a report that a man tried to get a young girl to get into his car in Newtownabbey.

It is understood that the man approached a 10-year-old girl on Fairview Road at about 1930 BST.

The man, who was driving a green Ford Fiesta car, is believed to have encouraged the girl to get into the car with him.

The girl then fled and the man drove off in the direction of Manse Road.

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