Police issue sex attacker description

Police have issued a description of a man wanted in connection with a sex attack next to a town centre supermarket.

Dave Gooderham

Police have issued a description of a man wanted in connection with a sex attack next to a town centre supermarket.

A woman smoking outside Somerfields supermarket in East Street, Sudbury, was pushed into an alleyway and indecently assaulted on Thursday night.

The man has been described as black, 5ft 5ins tall, of slim build and about 45 years old. Police say he had dark hair, a chipped front tooth and a trimmed beard and wore jeans, a dark-coloured hooded top and black gloves.


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Anyone with information about the incident, which took place at about 8.30pm and ended when the woman managed to struggle free and run from the scene, should contact Det Sgt Ann Naylor at Sudbury CID on 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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