Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted accosting that took place in the town.
The 13-year-old victim was walking past the allotments on Bramford Lane at around 3pm on Monday 11th March, when a car pulled up and a man got out and said 'hello' to her.
The teenager then ran down the road and thought she could here the suspect following her, but when she reached Cromer Road he was nowhere to be seen.
The suspect is described as mixed race, in his mid 40s, with short dark hair, wearing dark clothing with a scruffy appearance and driving a silver or grey car.
If anyone witnessed the incident or saw anything suspicious, they should contact Suffolk Police on 101.