Detectives release e-fit of suspect who threatened schoolgirl

Police have released an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an indecent as

Police have released an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an indecent assault on a schoolgirl. - Credit: Archant

POLICE have released an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an indecent assault on a schoolgirl.

Officers were called to a school on Braintree Road in Felsted at around 11am on Tuesday (January 8) following reports that a man had approached a girl and threatened her with violence.

The schoolgirl managed to escape his presence and ran off before alerting a teacher.

Senior investigating officer, DCI Simon Werrett said: “This man’s description is very detailed and distinctive in several ways. I am sure someone will recognise him from this e-fit. If you know this man then please contact my detectives.

Also, if you were in the area of the school between 10:30am and 11:30am on Tuesday morning and saw a man matching the physical or clothing description given, please contact us.”

The man is described as white, with crooked teeth, aged approximately 30, approximately 5ft 10ins tall and has short, dark brown hair which was gelled up. At the time, he was wearing jeans, a blue hoodie with white tassels, and trainers.

Anyone with information has been urged to contact detectives at Braintree police station on 101 or email SOIT@essex.pnn.police.uk