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Girl indecently assaulted before school

PUBLISHED: 13:13 08 May 2002 | UPDATED: 11:52 03 March 2010

A SCHOOLGIRL was indecently assaulted twice on her way to school as she tried to flee her attacker in Ipswich.

The attacker grabbed the 16-year-old from behind by her wrist between 7.

A SCHOOLGIRL was indecently assaulted twice on her way to school as she tried to flee her attacker in Ipswich.

The attacker grabbed the 16-year-old from behind by her wrist between 7.45 and 8.30am yesterday. He pulled the teenager towards him and indecently assaulted her on the junction of Spring Road and Howard Street.

The girl broke free, but the man followed her and assaulted her again. He fled towards Howard Street after the girl began screaming.

Police are calling for a man who witnessed the attack to come forward.

They also want to hear from anyone in the vicinity at the time.

The attacker is a white male of medium build, aged around 17. He was wearing light blue shiny tracksuit bottoms, a dark sports jacket and a dark wollen hat.

Anyone with information should contact PC Kate Joyce at Ipswich police on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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