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MAN ATTEMPTS TO GRAB JOGGER IN NEWCASTLE

Police have released a computerised image of a man, they believed tried to grab a woman while she was running at Newcastle.

The 25-year-old was heading east along Wharf Road on Tuesday morning, when she was approached by a man.

He tried to talk to her, and when ignored, attempted to grab her arm.

She ran away and sought help from people nearby.

He’s described as being in his 30s or 40s, about 180-centimetres tall, with short brown hair and a medium build.

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Renee Fedder is a journalist and web producer for NBN News. She has worked for the company at its Taree bureau and Newcastle newsroom since 2011, after completing a Bachelor of Communication at the University of Newcastle.