Colchester: Teenage girl accosted by man in park

Police are investigating after an incident in Woodbridge

Police are investigating after an incident in Woodbridge

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl was accosted by a man in Colchester.

Police are appealing for information following the incident which happened at 10.45am on Friday, March 22.

The 17-year-old girl was walking through Castle Park when she was approached by an Asian man who asked her for directions.

As they walked a short distance together, he tried to grab and kiss her. She managed to run off.

Investigating officer, Pc Richard English, said: “The girl was stopped near to the bridge which links Leisureworld to the park. The description provided is very good and so hopefully will trigger someone’s memory.”


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The man is aged in his late 20s or early 30s, is of medium build, about 5ft 6ins, with short dark hair. He was wearing a dark hoodie, dark jeans and dark distinctive gloves.

Anyone with information is urged to contact investigating officers at Colchester police station on 101.

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