Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 25°C

min temp: 19°C

Search

Can you help police after woman in her 40s was assaulted in Handford Road, Ipswich?

PUBLISHED: 19:16 02 October 2017

Police have appealed for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Handford Road, Ipswich. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Police have appealed for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Handford Road, Ipswich. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Archant

Police have appealed for information after a woman was assaulted in Ipswich.

A woman in her 40s was walking along Handford Road, close to the car park, when a man grabbed her from behind by the cardigan she was wearing in the early hours of Sunday, October 1.

After a short altercation, the woman fell to the floor and managed to run away.

A Suffolk Police spokesman said: “The offender followed the victim for a short way along Handford Road and Elliot Street, but then left the scene.”

The suspect is described as a white man, 5ft 6ins tall, clean shaven with a bald head and aged in his mid to late 30s. He is stocky and was wearing a plain red hooded jumper with a white round neck t-shirt underneath and dark jeans.

Anyone with any information about the incident, which happened at some point between 2.20am and 2.30am, should contact Suffolk Police on 101 quoting crime number 37/64350/17.

It has been one of the hottest, driest summers for decades – and these pictures show just what impact it’s had on the landscape in Suffolk.

An appeal to build 300 homes in Kesgrave has been dismissed by the Planning Inspectorate – more than two years after the original decision was made.

A dedicated panel which holds Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner to account has expressed “serious concerns” over plans to axe half of the county’s PCSOs.

Schools in Suffolk held lessons about the perils of knife crime last week in an attempt to ensure students stay safe during the six week summber holiday.

Have you been feeling the heat in Suffolk and north Essex? Experts are warning the warm spell is far from over – with weeks of dry weather still to come.

It is a chance to get up, close and personal with your favourite Ipswich Town stars and celebrate East Anglia’s greatest football club.

Two Ipswich parks have again been certified with Green Flag status, awarded to the best green spaces in the country.

It was a trip down the rabbit hole for visitors at Maidenhall Allotments – as guests took tea with the Mad Hatter and Cheshire Cat.

Talks are underway for a partnership scheme between two Suffolk councils and the library service which would see pop-up access points for people to sort their council business and offer tourist information.

The efforts of the armed forces in Suffolk and those who served in the First and Second World Wars has been formally recognised by Suffolk County Council as part of WWI Centenary commemorations.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Ipswich Star daily newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24