Police are appealing for information after reports of children being approached by a stranger at a Stroud pool.
Investigators have been told that four girls aged between five and 16 were at a swimming pool on Cowper Street when they were approached by an unknown man at about 3pm on Sunday.
Police said the man made multiple comments to the girls, but they did not respond and left the pool.
They returned to a nearby campsite and alerted their parents.
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The man followed the children to the campsite before leaving in a green hatchback.
Detectives from Port-Stephens Hunter Police District are investigating.
The man is described as being in his mid to late 50s, with short white hair and was wearing a dark-coloured check button-up shirt and cream shorts at the time.
Anyone who may have seen a green hatchback in the area at the time is urged to contact Raymond Terrace Police Station on 4983 7400 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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