Busy Sunday for Nelson police.

Drunk man arrested for approaching young girls in Nelson

A creepy situation for a group of young girls at Lakeside Rotary Park on Sunday afternoon

A creepy situation for a group of young girls at Lakeside Rotary Park on Sunday afternoon landed a 49-year-old man in jail.

Just before 4:30 p.m. Sunday, the Nelson Police Department received a complaint about an intoxicated man approaching young girls. Police say the man is well known to department and officers found the man in an “advance state of intoxication.” The man was also known to be on conditions to abstain from the consumption of alcohol.

The man was lodged in police cells overnight and is expected to appear in court this morning. He currently has several outstanding criminal charges and now faces new charges including failing to comply with his release conditions.

 

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