The alleged incident took place on Sunday evening.
A man has been released from garda custody after a suspicious approach towards a child in Offaly.
The alleged incident took place just after 6 o'clock last Sunday evening in Arden View, Tullamore.
The man, aged in his 30s, was arrested in connection with the incident and detained at Tullamore Garda Station.
He's since been released and a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.