13 year old accosted at sports centre

A 13-YEAR-old girl was accosted by a man at a sports centre who took photographs of her before fleeing the scene.Suffolk police wants to speak to the man and the girl is understood to be shaken up by the incident, which happened in Church Road, Brandon, between 3pm and 3.

Laurence Cawley

A 13-YEAR-old girl was accosted by a man at a sports centre who took photographs of her before fleeing the scene.

Suffolk police wants to speak to the man and the girl is understood to be shaken up by the incident, which happened in Church Road, Brandon, between 3pm and 3.15pm yesterday.

A spokeswoman for the police said she was approached on the grounds of Brandon Sports Centre near the tennis courts.

“He asked her personal questions and about the area, and asked her to take a photo of him on his mobile phone.

“She refused, he then instead took pictures of her as she protested and walked away. He then left, walking towards the main entrance to the sports centre, then along Victoria Avenue towards the Flowerpot Centre.”

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The man is described as of Asian appearance, in his mid 20s to early 30s, of average build, 5ft 8in tall, with short black hair and yellowing teeth.

He wore a black leather jacket with a zip and beige or brown baggy trousers, and spoke with a foreign accent.

Police want to speak to this man, or anyone with any information about this incident. Anybody with information should contact Pc Leah Driver at Brandon Police on 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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