Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 1°C

Search

Haverhill: Man in silver car approached 10-year-old girl in Greenfields Way

17:53 18 March 2014

Archant

Police in Haverhill are appealing for witnesses after a 10-year-old girl was approached by a man in a car.

shares

The incident happened at around 1pm on Saturday in Greenfields Way.

The victim was walking along the footpath towards Cleves Road when a silver car pulled up beside her and the driver asked if she would like to get in.

The girl ignored the driver, who on seeing a dog walker approaching on the opposite side of the road quickly turned the car around and drove off towards Duddery Road.

In turning his car around the suspect caused other traffic to wait while he completed the manoeuvre and police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen this vehicle.

The vehicle is described as a silver Vauxhall people carrier, or similar model. The man is described as white, aged between 40 and 50 years old, of a large build and with a bald head. He was wearing a green camouflage T-shirt and smoking a rolled-up cigarette.

Any witnesses or anyone with information about this incident, is asked to contact Pc Guy Ainsworth at Haverhill Police Station on 101.

shares

0 comments

 Felistowe beach

Winds of up to 100mph swept across the region today and caused travel chaos for many in Suffolk and Essex.

Felixstowe Road, levington closed after roofing blows off building.

The road was closed in both directions between the Strattonhall Drift and the Bridge Road junctions.

Isaac's new extension

A churchgoing burglar in a suit who stole drills and a laptop from an Ipswich waterfront pub has been jailed for eight weeks.

South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court

A drunken shoplifter who stole vintage port, lager and a coat from Ipswich town centre stores has been given a conditional discharge.

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway prepares for its Easter weekend event. Zach Bond cleaning a train.

More visitors attended a Suffolk heritage railway than ever before, according to figures.

An Abellio Greater Anglia train at Colchester

Rail passengers face delays in north-east Essex after plastic sheeting became caught up in overhead electric wires.

Launch of the great East Swim 2016.

One of Britain’s top open water swimmers has said the amazing challenge of the sport should inspire people to take part in one of the region’s largest mass-participation swimming events.

Sycamore Close, Ipswich

A man who brandished an axe when baliffs came to his Ipswich home to collect a court debt has been jailed.

Former Brett Works

A national developer is proposing to build a care home on the Brett Works site in Hadleigh.

Marks and Spencer in Westgate Street, Ipswich

A purse was stolen from an elderly woman in Marks and Spencer in Ipswich town centre, police have said.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24