Police appeal after woman grabbed

A WOMAN was grabbed by a man when she refused to get in his car while walking home from a night out in Felixstowe.The 25-year-old woman was walking along Garrison Lane at around 1.

A WOMAN was grabbed by a man when she refused to get in his car while walking home from a night out in Felixstowe.

The 25-year-old woman was walking along Garrison Lane at around 1.15am this morning when a dark coloured Ford Fiesta-type car pulled up beside her with two men inside.

The man in the passenger seat asked her if she wanted a lift and when she refused he got out of the car and grabbed her. She fell over as she struggled free and then ran off towards High Road. The car then drove past her towards the A14.

The man in the passenger seat is described as about 20 years old and was wearing jeans and a dark top. The driver of the vehicle is thought to be aged around 30.


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Anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident should call Felixstowe police on 01473 613500.

Officers are reminding people, particularly women, to remember to take basic personal safety precautions. Advice is available from local crime reduction officers on the above number.

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