Wanted: The face of man hunted after city centre sex attack

Wanted: The face of man hunted after city centre sex attack

Wanted: The face of man hunted after city centre sex attack

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Police have issued a picture of a man they are hunting after a sex attack in Hampshire.

The e-fit was released after a 23-year-old woman was attacked.

It happened was walking along Station Street in Portsmouth towards a Kwik-Fit store at around 5.45pm on June 21.

A man approached her from behind and grabbed the hem of her skirt with both hands.

The woman hit her attacker over the head causing him to run away towards Arundel Street.

The suspect was described as:

  • White
  • Aged in his 50s
  • 5ft 5-6 ins tall
  • Slim build
  • With short straight mostly grey hair flecked with dark brown and slightly receding
  • Light coloured staring eyes
  • And a pale thin face.

He was wearing a burgundy/maroon round necked short sleeved T-shirt under a beige fishing-type vest/waistcoat with lots of pockets.

Witnesses or anyone with information about the suspect's identity are asked to contact Fratton Police Station by phoning 101.

Mini-com users can phone 18001 101. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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