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Woman left shaken after being harassed in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 15:22 15 October 2018

Suffolk police are appealing for witnesses to the harassment incident Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Suffolk police are appealing for witnesses to the harassment incident Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN


A woman has been left feeling shaken after three men approached her car and asked her for a lift during the early hours of Thursday morning.

The incident took place at 4.15am on October 11, the woman was driving her car close to the Queen’s Way and Rands Way junction in Ipswich, when the three men approached her. One of the men stood in front of the vehicle.

The driver refused their request and managed to drive around the men and leave the scene, but was left shaken by the incident.

The three men are described as being aged in their 30s and spoke with foreign accents.

A Suffolk police spokesman said:“It is important to be mindful of personal safety at all times when out and about.

“If you are approached whilst in your vehicle by people you do not know, do not feel obliged to stop if you feel unsafe.

“If you feel in danger or require urgent assistance, call us on 999, otherwise report any incidents to police on 101, or use the online form on our website.”

Any witnesses or those who have any information regarding the incident should call Suffolk police on 101, quoting reference number 37/58963/18.

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