Tweed/Byron Local Area Command
Two Men Come Forward After Girls Allegedly Approached – Banora Point
Two men have come forward and spoken to Police after two teenage girls were allegedly approached at Banora Point, on the State’s Far North Coast over the weekend.
About 5.30 pm on Saturday (16 January 210), two 13-year-old girls were walking home from Banora Point Shopping Village when they were allegedly followed by a van in Eucalyptus Drive.
The male driver allegedly attempted to entice the girls into the van. However they drove from the scene after the intervention of an elderly couple who were walking nearby.
About 8 am today a 22-year-old Pottsville man and a 20-year-old Kingscliff man presented themselves to Tweed Heads Police Station.
Both men were interviewed by Police in relation to the incident and released.
Police are no longer looking for the van and would like to thank the community for their assistance.
Police inquiries into the incident continue.