Police investigating the murder of a nine-year-old girl in Lincolnshire have released images of a new suspect.
Lilia Valutyte, Lithuanian nationality, is was found dead after being stabbed in Fountain Lane in Boston around 6:20 p.m. Thursday.
Lincolnshire Police released four CCTV images of the man and warned anyone who saw him not to approach but to call 999 immediately.
Two other people arrested earlier have been released without further action, the force said.
Superintendent Martyn Parker said: “Our officers have worked around the clock on this investigation, and the help of the public can prove vital.
“These are very clear images of a man we would like to speak to, so I would urge anyone with information to contact us. If you see him, don’t go near him. but call 999 immediately.
“This is a particularly tragic case and I want to reassure the public that we have a large amount of resources dedicated to the investigation.
“We continue to support Lilia’s family, as they are deeply saddened by this unimaginable loss.”
Lilia’s parents are being supported by specially trained officers.
Matt Warman, the Conservative MP for Boston and Skegness, said he has been in contact with the politburo minister to ensure national support is available for the murder investigation.
On Thursday night, he tweeted: “Extremely shocking news in Boston tonight.
“I have spoken to the local senior officers and am extremely grateful for all the work of the emergency services.
“I have also reached out to Politburo Minister Tom Pursglove to ensure that any national assistance that may be useful is done as quickly as possible.”
Anyone with information please call 101 citing Incident 419 July 28.