Updated description of sex attacker

POLICE have issued an updated description of a man thought responsible for sexually assaulting two young girls in west Suffolk shops.The first incident happened at the WH Smith shop in Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds between 2.

POLICE have issued an updated description of a man thought responsible for sexually assaulting two young girls in west Suffolk shops.

The first incident happened at the WH Smith shop in Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds between 2.15pm and 2.25pm on Tuesday in which a 10-year-old girl was sexually assaulted.

The girl was shopping with her mother when a man approached her from behind, pushed her into a corner and indecently assaulted her.

The man is described as white, in his late 30s or early 40s, 5 foot 6 to 5 foot 8 inches tall, of medium build, with short dark brown hair, and was wearing glasses, a black zip-up jacket, dark blue or blue jeans and possibly black shoes. It is thought he may have been with a second person.

The second incident happened about an hour later in Anglian Lane in which a 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a man fitting a similar description.

Calls in relation to this incident should be made to Sgt Carl Edley at Bury St Edmunds Police on 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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