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Haverhill: Boy, 7, reports man who repeatedly asked him to follow him as he played outside

PUBLISHED: 16:15 17 April 2014 | UPDATED: 16:15 17 April 2014

Police are on the hunt for a man who approached a seven-year-old boy

Police are on the hunt for a man who approached a seven-year-old boy

Archant

A seven-year-old boy was approached by a man who then asked the child to follow him.

The boy was playing outside when the man spoke to him between 2.50pm-3.05pm on Sunday in Linton Place, Haverhill.

The man asked him to follow him, which the boy refused to do, he then asked a further three times.

Police said the man is described as white, of slim build, around 5ft 6in- 5ft 8in tall and in his early 50s. He had short cropped grey hair and wore a thin black coat with grey jeans.

If you were in the area and saw this man or recognise him from the description contact Pc Christian Thomas at Haverhill Police on 101 quoting HH/14/713 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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