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Police appeal after man attempts to accost 12-year-old girl in Mildenhall

A man approached a 12-year-old girl in a Mildenhall estate and told her he was to pick her up on her mother's instruction at the weekend.

On Sunday at the junction of Comet Way and Fincham Road in the town the 'scruffy' man and attempted the accosting, Suffolk Police said today.

After he told the 12 year old her mum told him she was to pick her up the girl refused and walked off unhurt.

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Now police are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward.

He has been described as white, in his 20s or 30s, was wearing a red hooded top, and had stubble on his chin.

The suspect also had a black dog with him.

Mildenhall's police have said anybody with any information about the incident should call 101, quoting crime number 37/77191/19.