Man warned after accosting six-year-old

POLICE today said they have informally warned a 57-year-old man after an accosting in a residential area of Ipswich.A man of Asian appearance is believed to have approached three children outside a bakery in Dales Road at around 12pm on August 8.

POLICE today said they have informally warned a 57-year-old man after an accosting in a residential area of Ipswich.

A man of Asian appearance is believed to have approached three children outside a bakery in Dales Road at around 12pm on August 8.

The three children, aged six, four and a baby, were waiting outside the shops for their mother when the incident occurred.

It is believed the man put his arm around the six-year-old and asked her whether she would like to go home with him.


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Fortunately the mother noticed the man talking to her children and she immediately went to their rescue. The man then walked off down Dales Road.

A police spokeswoman said: "A 57-year-old has been informally warned regarding an accosting which took place on August 8."

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