Lakelands man arrested for approaching young girls with note and open condom packet

Mandurah Detectives have charged a 48-year-old man after he allegedly approached young girls with a note, coin and open condom packet.

The man will appear in the Mandurah Magistrates Court this afternoon.

It is alleged about 11.40am on Friday, November 15, the man was in Quarry Adventure Park located on Pebble Beach Boulevard in Meadow Springs when he approached two female children aged 11 and 12 years outside the toilet block area of the park.

It is further alleged he got within three metres of the girls and removed a small note from his pocket, which he had written a message on with a dollar coin attached by sticky tape.

He allegedly dropped the note, coin and opened condom packet in front of the two girls before walking in the bush area and behind a tree.

After reading the note the girls left the area and advised their parents, who contacted police.

The man has been charged with Procure, Incite, Encourage a Child under 13-years to do an Indecent Act.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives urge anyone who knows of any similar approaches made to children in the last few weeks in the Lakelands and Meadow Springs area to contact police.

Anyone with any information relating to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.