Parents warned after man spotted with ‘free lollies’ sign outside Broome primary school

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Police vehicle parked outside Broome Police Station.
Camera IconPolice vehicle parked outside Broome Police Station. Credit: Broome Advertiser

Broome parents are being warned to educate their children on stranger danger after an elderly man holding a ‘free lollies’ sign was spotted near Broome North Primary School yesterday.

A text message sent by Broome North Primary School principal Ken Molyneux to parents this morning warned an elderly man in a white Toyota Prado was lurking around Ibasco Park with a sign that read “free lollies”.

Mr Molyneux said the police had been notified and the school would remind students about stranger danger at school today.

A text message sent by Broome North Primary School principal Ken Molyneux to parents, warning a man had been spotted with a 'free candy' sign near the school.
Camera IconA text message sent by Broome North Primary School principal Ken Molyneux to parents, warning a man had been spotted with a 'free candy' sign near the school.

Speaking to the Broome Advertiser, Broome Police officer in charge senior sergeant Dean Bailey said if anyone saw the man they should contact police immediately.

“We would ask members of the public to not approach the man and to call police,” he said.

“Take a photo or video of him, get his licence plate and any other details, but do not go near him.”

Anyone with concerns are urged to call Broome police on 9103 9000.

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