Ten-year-old girl accosted in Ipswich

POLICE are today hunting a man after a 10-year-old girl was accosted on her way home from school.The girl was walking along Yarmouth Road, Ipswich, when the man approached her.

POLICE are today hunting a man after a 10-year-old girl was accosted on her way home from school.

The girl was walking along Yarmouth Road, Ipswich, at around 3.15pm on Wednesday when a man approached her and tried to engage her in conversation.

He then assisted her across the road, but tried to pull her in the opposite direction from the way she wanted to go.

The girl was able to pull free, and ran home.


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The man is described as white, 5ft 8in, clean shaven with short brown hair and wearing dark trousers, blue trainers and a blue and red 'puffy' coat.

Anyone with any information about the incident should contact Pc Lauren Brady on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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