‘Crawling man’ follows young girl in ‘traumatic’ Newry incident

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Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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A young woman in Newry had a ‘distressing and traumatic experience’ after a ‘crawling man’ followed her as she walked home.

 

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It happened on the Old Warrenpoint Road area in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

 

 

Newry Sinn Féin Councillor Valerie Harte urged residents living along the Old Warrenpoint Road to exercise vigilance and caution.

The Councillor explained, “I have been contacted about an incident on the Old Warrenpoint Road Newry.

“Early Tuesday morning around 12.30 am a young girl who was walking on the road.

 

 

“She noticed a man stepping out from the side of the charity shop beside the filling station.

“He got down and crawled through the long grass.”

According to the local Councillor, when the young girl turned around, the crawling man had got to his feet and was on the same side of the road as her.

 

 

Councillor Harte continued, “She ran towards the graveyard, but when she looked back, he had disappeared.

“This was a distressing and traumatic experience for this young girl, and my thoughts are with her.”

The Sinn Féin representative continued, “I have contacted the relevant authorities and asked them to check the two premises on the road for CCTV, in the hope of apprehending the individual involved.”

 

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The Councillor added, “Once again we see one of our communities feeling fear.

“Please be vigilant and exercise caution.

“Should anyone notice anything suspicious, contact the Police immediately,” she added.


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