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Ipswich: 16-year-old girl grabbed by the arm in Kings Avenue

12:04 03 February 2014

Woman grabbed in Kings Avenue, Ipswich

Woman grabbed in Kings Avenue, Ipswich

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A girl has been grabbed by the arm in Ipswich, police have said.

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The incident happened in Kings Avenue at the junction with Milner Street, at approximately 8.30pm on Monday, January 27.

The 16-year-old female was walking along the road when a man approached her from the front. The man spoke to her and grabbed her left arm. The woman pulled her arm free and ran away, sustaining no injuries.

The offender is a described as a man of Asian appearance, between 30 to 40-years-old, approximately 5’8” tall, of a stocky build, had a full beard and was wearing a dark beanie hat with a logo on, a dark coloured jacket and jeans.

Anyone with information relating to this crime should contact PC Naomi Harger from Ipswich on 101 quoting IC/14/390 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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