Fresh reports of ‘pig mask’ man in Ipswich
More parents have claimed their children have been accosted by a man wearing a pig mask, it has been revealed.
The man, who was initially reported to the police on Saturday, September 7 after approaching children in Downside Close, Ipswich, was spotted the following day at a park in the town.
Parents said that the man was again wearing a mask and was trying to speak to children again, however, Suffolk police say they have not received any official reports since the initial incident.
More: Man approaches children in Downside CloseA spokesman from Suffolk Constabulary said: "We have not received any reports of an incident similar to that of Saturday, September 7."
During the initial incident, it was reported that a man tried to entice children towards a wooded area while wearing a mask.
Children described the mask as looking like a pig.
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He was then seen leaving the scene in a white Ford Transit-style van, although no registration number was seen.
No-one was hurt during the incident and the man did not come into contact with any of the children.
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Those who have similar reports of such an incident are asked to contact Suffolk police on 101, quoting reference 37/54088/19.
Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.