Group of young girls followed twice by a man in Kersey Close, Stowmarket

Police are investigating the two incidents in Newmarket

Police are investigating the two incidents in Newmarket - Credit: Archant

A group of young girls, aged around 10, were followed by white man wearing a grey hooded jumper in Stowmarket.

The incident happened in Kersey Close at approximately 3.20pm yesterday when a 10-year-old girl noticed a man standing on the pavement and as she walked through the nearby footpath with friends,

The man followed them for a while but they managed to lose him. The girl also reported a similar incident took place last week on Friday December 12, where a man followed her and a group of girls along the same route around a similar time.

The alleged offender is described as a white man, of a medium build, approximately 5 foot 8 inches tall, aged in his twenties, and was wearing a grey hooded jumper, black trousers and black trainers.

Anyone with information relating to these crimes should contact Pc Paul Wilding from Stowmarket quoting ST/14/3392 on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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