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Police Appeal for witnesses following sexual assault in Gosport

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted in Gosport


It was reported that at around 4pm on Tuesday 29 March, the girl was walking on Brookers Lane, towards the Carisbrooke Road junction, when she noticed a man come out of Heron Close.


The man followed the girl, and as she cut across the grass area on Brookers Lane, near the Carisbrooke Road junction, the man grabbed her bottom over her clothing.


The man is then said to have walked off and taken a left turn towards Tukes Avenue.


He was described as:




Aged between 40 and 50

Gaunt with very defined cheek bones

His hair was messy, brown at the end with grey roots, eye length but pushed back

Stubble on his face

Wearing a grey hoodie


Police have been conducting a number of enquiries in the area, and speaking to local residents, and are now appealing for anyone who saw this man in the area or can help officers identify him to get in touch.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44220124947. You can also submit information to us online here: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/


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