Schoolgirl accosted in town

Police have expressed their concerns after a schoolgirl was approached by a man in town.

The girl was approached by a man in Park Road at 8.55am on Thursday, December 18. The man accosted her and then attempted to grab hold of her arm before she ran off.

The suspect is described as being male, about 5ft 5in tall. He was wearing a black hooded top and blue jeans.

Anyone with any information about this should contact Haverhill police on 101, quoting crime reference HH142522.