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Manhunt Underway After Boy Was Allegedly Groped In Busy Street

Police are hunting a man who they believe can help them after a 12-year-old boy was allegedly inappropriately touched on a street in Sydney’s CBD.

NSW Police said the boy was walking with his family along George Street towards Druitt Street, approaching the entrance to Town Hall Railway Station, about 9.30pm on Saturday.

A man approached the family and allegedly grabbed the boy on his inner thigh. The boy immediately told his mother and the man fled the scene.

The family travelled home and then called police to report the incident.

Police have released CCTV images of a man they believe can assist them with their inquiries. He is of caucasian appearance and is aged in his 60s or 70s with grey hair and a fair complexion.

The man police would like to speak to regarding the incident. Photo: NSW Police.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers.

If you need help in a crisis, or just need someone to talk to, call Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, dial 000. If you need help and advice, call 1800Respect on 1800 737 732, or Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Contact Siobhan at skenna@networkten.com.au