Appeal for information after 15-year-old girl is approached by man near Ipswich train station

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.

Help is needed to trace a man who approached a teenage girl as she walked home in Ipswich.

It happened in Willoughby Road around 9pm on June 22, when a man called out to the 15-year-old girl and then began talking to her.

He then got closer to the victim but she moved away before running away from him.

The man is described as black, around 40-50 years old, with shoulder length dreadlocks.

At the time he was wearing dark shorts, blue trainers and a black coat.


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A spokeswoman for Suffolk Constabulary said: “Officers need to speak to the man involved, as there may be an innocent explanation for the incident, and are asking him, anyone who recognises the description, or anyone who may have seen him in the area around this time to come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting crime number 40608/16.

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