Man identified after dog walker threatened in Sudbury

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Police have identified a man they wanted to speak to (file photo) - Credit: Archant

Police have identified a man they would like to speak to in connection with a dog walker being threatened near Sudbury.

The incident happened between 6.55pm and 7pm on Monday, May 2, in Stevenson Approach, in Great Cornard.

A woman was walking her dog off the lead between Recreation Park and the Stevenson Centre, where she encountered a man and a woman walking a cockapoo, which was off the lead. 

The victim said the dogs began playing together before the man walking the cockapoo grabbed her dog and began threatening her.

He also made a threatening gesture. 

Officers from Suffolk police released a picture of man they wanted to speak to, but he has now been identified.

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