Appeal launched after woman accosted

AN appeal for information has been launched after a woman was accosted in Ipswich town centre.The incident happened on the Cornhill at 9.10pm last Wednesday.

AN appeal for information has been launched after a woman was accosted in Ipswich town centre.

The incident happened on the Cornhill at 9.10pm last Wednesday.

A 39-year-old woman was walking from work to her car and as she passed the town hall a black male bumped in to her.

He then continued to walk with her and talk to her.

At the Queen Street and Falcon Street traffic lights, he blocked her path, put his hands on her shoulders and asked her for a hug.

When she refused, he became verbally aggressive and swore at her before walking off.

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The man is described as 5ft 9ins to 5ft 10ins, either freckly or had stubble, with a mole or spot on his right cheek and was wearing a brown or beige short jacket.

He spoke with an accent, which could have been Spanish.

Anyone with information should call police on 01473 613500.

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