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CCTV image released after Doncaster sexual assaults

Do you recognise this man? Photo: South Yorkshire Police

Officers investigating a series of indecent assaults in Doncaster have released a cctv image and are re-appealing for information after reports of a fifth case.

At approximately 4.30pm on Wednesday, 12 June, a 11-year-old girl was walking down a footpath towards Ashfield Court when she was allegedly approached by a man. The man made comments to the girl and tried to hug and kiss her. She was able to push him away and run home.

The man is described as white with a sun tan, brown hair which is gelled and combed back, 5ft 11in and in his 30s. He has a chubby belly and black in his teeth. He was wearing jeans, black shoes and a burgundy t-shirt and spoke with an English accent.

A letter will be going to go to all of the schools in Doncaster to make parents aware of the situation.

Superintendent Peter Norman said:

If anyone knows the identity of the man, we would encourage them to come forward and contact the police.

These crimes are of an exceptionally serious nature and we are concerned that he is targeting very young girls.

– Superintendent Peter Norman, South Yorkshire Police

At around 5.30pm on Monday, 15 April, a 14-year-old girl was walking home from school, walking along Cromer Road, Intake. when she was approached by a man asking for directions.

It is alleged that the man quickly touched her chest inappropriately before running off.

On Wednesday, 15 April, at around 3pm, a 12-year-old girl was walking home from school with a friend and took a shortcut through Clayfields Industrial Estate. It is believed that a man touched the girl’s chest inappropriately before running off.

The following day, at around 5.45pm, a 12-year-old girl was with a group of friends on Montrose Avenue, Intake, when she was approached by a man who touched her chest and then ran off.

On Monday, 3 June, at around 3.15pm, a 13-year-old girl reported she was walking through the new-build housing estate on Gliwice Way, with a group of friends. It is believed a man approached the group from behind, allegedly touched the girl’s chest, and ran off.

Police investigating these incidents would like anyone who has seen anything suspicious or who may be able to identify the man in the e-fit to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 768 of 3 June 2013.