East Bergholt: 15-Year-Old Girl Is Victim To Attempted Sexual Assault

5 June 2014, 12:00 | Updated: 5 June 2014, 12:05

Police are trying to find a man after a 15-year-old girl was victim to an attempted sexual assault near the Hare and Hounds pub on Tuesday.

It happened on Chaplin Road at around 5pm, the girl was walking past the pub when a man leaning against a fence pulled her into some bushes.

He then exposed himself to the girl, made sexual comments and tried to force himself on her before she was able to run away.

The man is described as white, aged in his twenties, with blonde short spiked hair, dark coloured eyebrows, stubble, and wearing skinny-fit light blue jeans and a grey hooded top.

Anyone that witnessed the incident or recognises the description of the man is asked to contact the Bury Gemini Team on 101, quoting crime reference HD/14/647 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.