Child approached by suspicious man in Mosman Park, sparking stranger danger warning

Staff writers The West Australian
It is understood the man, believed to be in his 50s, started talking to he child after he got out of his car on Meath Mews about 7pm.
Camera IconIt is understood the man, believed to be in his 50s, started talking to he child after he got out of his car on Meath Mews about 7pm. Credit: 9 NEWS /9 NEWS

Parents in Perth’s Western Suburbs are warned to be on high alert following reports of a suspicious man approaching a young child.

A man driving in a dark blue SUV approached a child as they played out the front of a Mosman Park property on Tuesday night, 9 NEWS reported on Wednesday.

It is understood the man, believed to be in his 50s, started talking to he child after he got out of his car on Meath Mews about 7pm.

The child’s mother startled the man, causing him to flee from the area.

Police are currently conducting patrols around the area.

An email circulated to parents in the area is warning them to be on alert while around their children.

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