Man sought over pestering Halesworth teenager

POLICE need to trace a man after he offered a 16-year-old girl a lift in Norwich Road, Halesworth, around 6.55am on Friday morning, September 24.

The teenager was waiting for the Norwich bus at the stop opposite Hammonds garage when a light blue/turquoise car stopped alongside her.

The driver, described as white, in his mid 20s to early 30s, with ginger or brown collar length hair then tried to strike up a conversation with her.

He said he was heading in the Norwich direction and offered her a lift, which she refused.

The man then became more persistent saying he could take her to her destination and tried to persuade her to get into the car.

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The teenager refused and eventually he drove off.

Officers are also investigating reports that the man, who was wearing a black long sleeved top, could have approached at least one other woman at the bus stop before, but that this was not reported to police at the time.

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Anyone with information should call PC Green at Halesworth on 01986 835300.

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