Ipswich: Police appeal after man grabs 8-year-old girl

POLICE are appealing for information after an eight-year-old girl was grabbed by a man while walking to school in Ipswich.

The girl was walking along Cedarcroft Road, Ipswich at about 8.30am on Tuesday, September 11 and came to the junction with Burke Road.

A man approached her, grabbed her wrist and tried to pull her across the road. She got free and ran to the nearby school.

The offender is described as a black man, of a thin build, about 5ft 6ins, with short black hair and aged 30 to 40. He was wearing a dark blue polo shirt and brown knee length shorts.

Anyone with information about the incident should call Pc Helen Mittell from Ipswich on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.