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Man arrested after he followed 9-year-old girl home in Rothesay, N.B.

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The Kennebecasis Regional Police arrested a man who followed a nine-year-old girl home when she ran away from him on Tuesday.

In a statement, police said they responded to a suspicious person call in the Scribner Crescent area of Rothesay in New Brunswick at approximately 4:10 p.m.

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“A resident of the area was concerned after observing a male, dressed only in undergarments, on a bicycle, loitering near an apartment building and playground and acting suspicious,” police said.

Police then received a second complaint after arriving in the area that the man attempted to interact with a nine-year-old girl and has followed her home.

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According to authorities, the man was chased from the home and detained by the girl’s father and was then arrested by police.

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The accused, Henry Allan Day, 28, was taken into custody and appeared in court on Wednesday.

He’s been charged with break and enter into a residence, criminal harassment and breach of probation.

 

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