Witnesses sought after girl approached this morning

Picture: Ian Burt.

Picture: Ian Burt. - Credit: IAN BURT

Witnesses are being sought after a 16-year-old girl was approached today.

At about 6.40am the teenager was walking to work on Wangford Road when a man started walking behind her.

As she quickened her pace the male copied her, causing the victim to become scared.

The male then disappeared for a brief time before reappearing before the girl ran from him.

She fled to safety and the male disappeared. Police do not know where he went after this.

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Anyone who witnessed the incident or saw any suspicious behaviour in or around the area should contact Suffolk Constabulary on 101, quoting crime reference 37/72448/18.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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