Breaking Community Crime East Sussex Hastings

Teenage girl sexually assaulted by runner in Hastings

Teenage girl sexually assaulted by runner in Hastings

Police would like to speak to this man who may have information about a sexual assault of a girl in Hastings.

The 16-year-old girl, was walking with friends in Old London Road, close to Sacred Heart Primary School, at 10.45am on Thursday, May 28, when a man grabbed her breast as he walked by her.

She shouted at him and he ran off, but was captured on video by one of her quick-thinking friends and she has bravely agreed to its release in a bid to identify him.

 

He is described as white, in his 40s, with brown hair, dressed in a blue T-shirt, black shorts and wearing running shoes.

Anyone who recognises the man is asked to report online or call 101 quoting serial 71 of 30/05.