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Felixstowe: Appeal for help in tracing man who tried to talk to 12-year-old girl and followed her

12:46 28 April 2014

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Police are appealing for help in tracing a man who spoke to a 12-year-old girl in Coronation Drive, Felixstowe, at about 5.30pm yesterday.

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The girl was walking home and was near the Philip Avenue junction when she noticed a man leaning against a vehicle. He then approached her and tried to talk to her.

She continued walking but the man followed her for a short distance and kept trying to get her to talk to him.

He is described as black, of skinny, gaunt appearance and was wearing a grey hooded tracksuit top, a black baseball cap and carried a black shoulder bag.

He watched the girl walk away and she then ran home to report the incident.

Police are asking the man, or anyone who knows him or has information, to call Pc Nicholas Black at Felixstowe on 101, quoting crime reference FE/14/686.

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2 comments

  • Hang on am I missing something in this story? A black man tried to speak to a 12 year old girl? Lock him up... Unbelievable this even got in the news..

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    Crabstick

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

  • Blimey what crime was committed here. Or is info being held back.

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    Lee Davies

    Monday, April 28, 2014

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