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E-fit released following sexual assault on Lovers Walk, Southampton

Police are releasing this e-fit of a man they want to talk to following a sexual assault on Lovers Walk, Southampton.

The incident took place on Monday, 16 August at around 4.35pm.

A 16-year-old girl was walking along Lovers Walk in the direction of Highfield Lane, close to the footpath entrance of Oakmount Road, when she was approached from behind by a man unknown to her.

The man touched her back and told her he wanted to let her know he was passing her. He then wrapped his arm around the girls shoulder and asked to see her breasts before pulling the strap of her dress off  her shoulder.

The girl screamed and the man ran off. The girl was not injured.

Police officers have been conducting a number of enquiries and are now asking the public if they can help identify the man pictured in the e-fit.

This man is described as:

White Has a prosthetic leg Between 40-50-years-old Over 6ft tall, skinny with broad shoulders Short brown hair – wearing a cap Long face with a wide forehead Brown eyes Prominent brow bone, smile lines and thin lips Clean shaven Deep voice with local accent Wearing an oversized polo shirt, shorts and trainers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44210326579 or online at https://www.hampshire.police.uk/

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/