Girl escapes from attacker

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Police are hunting a man who assaulted a 16-year-old girl in Sudbury.

The incident took place at around 6.30pm on Tuesday in Tudor Road when the girl was approached by a man while walking her dog across a playing field.

The man tried to speak with the girl and, as she walked passed him, he grabbed the back of her coat.

The girl managed to struggle free and ran home. She was unhurt.

The man is described as white, of slim build, in his mid-30s and with very short, dark hair. He was wearing a black hooded top with a logo on the front and a pair of dark-coloured glasses.

Police want to hear from anyone who witnessed the assault or recognises the man described. Call Pc Lucy Rout at Sudbury Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.