Man arrested after suspicious approach made to child in city

first_imgLimerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Previous articleFrench community in Limerick celebrates Mai 1968Next articleLimerick woman scores €33,000 on Winning Streak Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie WhatsApp Email Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival The incident happened at 1pm on SundayGARDAI in Limerick have arrested an questioned a man in connection with alleged suspicious approach made to a child in Limerick city centre.The arrest was made after an attempt was made to take a five-year-old boy from his family on O’Connell Street at around lunchtime on Sunday.Warnings and pictures were shared across social media in the hours that followed as users posted images of the man and the allegations of the incident.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Gardai were alerted to the incident and the man was arrested in the city centre a short time later.“A man in his 20s has been arrested by gardaí following a suspicious and unexplained approach to a minor earlier today on O’Connell Street, Limerick,” a Garda spokesperson said.The male culprit is understood to have approached the young boy who was beside his father before he fled after the boy’s father intervened.The man was arrested and brought to Mayorstone Garda Station for questioning and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.Gardai say that investigations are ongoing.See more Limerick news here WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Printcenter_img Facebook Twitter Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” LimerickNewsMan arrested after suspicious approach made to child in cityBy Staff Reporter – April 30, 2018 2356 Linkedin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGSchildGardaílimericksuspicious approach Advertisementlast_img read more