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Appeal for information after woman touched inappropriately in Gosport

Police are appealing for information after a woman was touched inappropriately in Gosport


In the early hours of New Year’s Day 2022, at approximately 1.15am, the 25-year-old woman was approached by a man on Walpole Road and sexually assaulted by being touched inappropriately over her clothing.


Since this incident was reported to police officers have been following a number of lines of enquiry in order to locate the man involved, including speaking to a number of witnesses in the area at the time and carrying out CCTV enquiries.


Police now have this image of a man, who was seen in the area at the time, who they would like to speak to in connection with this incident.


He is described as:


  •         Aged between 22 and 28-years old
  •         Approximately 5ft 5in tall
  •        White
  •        Short dark hair.


Police would like to hear from anyone who recognises this man or has any information that may assist their enquiries.


Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting reference 44220000149. Alternatively, go online and submit information via the following form: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/