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Girl, 12, left 'shaken' after man approached her in Lowestoft's Fen Park

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Police are carrying out more patrols in Lowestoft after a man approached a schoolgirl last week in an incident which left her shaken.

Officers said 12 year old girl was walking through Fen Park, in Martins Avenue, between 3.50pm and 4pm on Tuesday when an unknown man approached her and put his arm loosely on her shoulder.

The girl moved her body away from him, causing the man's arm to fall.

Fen Park in Lowestoft. Picture: Google Maps
Fen Park in Lowestoft. Picture: Google Maps

He then asked her a number of personal questions but the girl did not answer and she continued to walk away.

The man left the park in an unknown direction.

A police spokeswoman said the girl was left shaken but was not physically harmed.

The suspect is described as white and about 5ft 9ins tall.

At the time, he was wearing a dark coloured beanie hat, a black puffer coat, black Adidas joggers with three white stripes halfway down each leg, and an Adidas face mask.

He also appeared to have very dry and red hands.

Officers have been carrying out enquiries and further patrols in the area following the incident.

Anyone with information should contact Suffolk Police on 101 or by emailing Harvey.Veasy@suffolk.pnn.police.uk, and quoting crime reference number 37/12962/21.

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