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Man charged with kidnapping woman in Southampton

A man has been charged with kidnap and sexual assault after an incident in Southampton in the early hours of Sunday.

A 30-year-old woman from Fareham got into a car just before 2am in Bedford Place, believing it was a taxi. The woman was sexually assaulted over her clothing before being left near junction 9 of the M27. The victim wasn't hurt.

Elvis WIlliams, aged 57, from Mosaic Close, Southampton has been charged with kidnap and sexual assault.

He will appear before Southampton Magistrates Court this morning.

Man runs off with woman's underpants after sexual assault

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Police are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in Portsmouth.

The 19-year-old victim was walking along Bradford Road in the early hours of yesterday morning when she was approached by a man who tried to talk to her.

When she ignored him, the man pulled her underpants, causing them to rip off. He then ran away with the underwear.

The man police want to speak to is described as -

  • White
  • Aged between 20 and 23
  • Of a skinny build and with a skinny pale face
  • 5ft 11ins to 6ft
  • Wearing a black / dark blue hooded top with the hood up
  • Wearing tracksuit bottoms which matched his top

“At this time we believe this was an isolated incident. We would like to speak to anyone who has any information about this incident.

“As always we would ask people to avoid walking alone at night. Keep to well lit areas and try to stay with friends. If you see anyone acting suspiciously or have any information about this incident, please call us immediately."

– Detective Constable Peter Eamer

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Teenage girl sexually assaulted

Police are investigating a reported sexual assault of a girl in Larkfield.

It is reported that between 8.25am and 8.35am on Monday, a teenage girl was approached a by a man in New Hythe Lane, on a footpath leading to Leybourne Lakes.

He was repairing a bicycle and spoke to the victim as she walked in his direction. He is then reported to have indecently touched the girl before riding away on the bike.

He is described as being:

  • white
  • between 5ft 6ins and 5ft 8ins tall
  • aged between 18 and 20
  • wearing a black jumper with grey jogging bottoms and black trainers with straps, a black, woolly hat and black gloves.

Woman sexually assaulted in Bicester

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted in Bicester.

The victim, a woman in her thirties was walking along Chapel Street just before 9pm on Thursday when she was approached by a man who then assaulted her.

The man ran away in the direction of Priory Road.

The offender is aged in his late twenties to early thirties, approximately 5ft 7ins to 5ft 9ins, and had stubble on his chin. He was wearing a black hooded jumper and dark trousers.

The woman was walking along Chapel Street when she was assaulted Credit: Google Streetview

“I would like to speak to anyone who has any information about this incident in which a woman was sexually assaulted. Specially-trained officers are offering support to the victim and detectives are working to identify and locate the offender.

“I would also like to appeal to anyone in Chapel Street or the vicinity who has CCTV footage which may be useful to the investigation, to contact police.

“You may see officers patrolling in the area and any members of the public who have any concerns, or any information, can approach and speak to an officer in the area.”

– Det Con Ruth Ivins, from Banbury Force CID

Efit released after sexual assault on common

Police want to speak to this man in connection with a sexual assault in Rochester Credit: Kent Police

Police investigating a sexual assault in Rochester in Kent have released an efit of a man they want to speak to.

A teenage girl was walking across Rede common between 12pm and 12.30pm on Wednesday 30 March when she was approached by a man who is reported to have hugged and touched her inappropriately.

He is described as white with a bald head, aged around 50, and was walking two dogs at the time - one black and one golden. He was wearing a green jacket and green waterproof boots.

"There were a number of people in the area at the time and I am keen to hear from anyone who may have information about the man or what happened.

"Please call 01622 604100 quoting reference XY/11963/16. Alternatively you can contact Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111."

– Investigating officer Detective Constable David Preston

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Teenage boy sexually assaulted in public toilets

Police are appealing for information after a teenage boy was sexually assaulted in public toilets in Newbury.

It happened on Saturday afternoon when a 16-year-old boy, went into the public toilets in Pembrook Road behind WH Smith.

Whilst in the there, the victim was touched inappropriately by a man.

The offender is white, aged between 50 and 60 years old, slim build, with short grey hair and stubble. He was wearing a blue fleece jacket and grey suit trousers.

“The victim is being supported by specially trained officers and we are conducting a full and thorough investigation. There are officers in the area today making enquiries, and I would encourage anyone with any concerns, or anyone who has any information about the incident, to speak to them.

“I would appeal to the public to help our investigation. If you have any information about the offence or recognise the description of the offender then please contact police immediately.”

– Investigating officer, Det Con Angela Parsons

Woman assaulted while walking to work

Police investigating sexual assault Credit: ITV News

A young woman was sexually assaulted as she walked to work in Bexhill on Sunday, October 25.

The 21-year-old was walking on Amherst Road between 11.20am and 11.25am when she heard steps behind her. The attacker squeezed her bottom and, as she turned around, the person ran away.

The suspect was only seen from behind but is believed to be a man and was wearing a grey tracksuit. He ran towards Belle Hill. This assault was extremely brazen and in broad daylight."

– Detective Constable Damien Cotgreave

Sussex Police are appealing for anyone with information or who saw what happened to contact them on 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 616 of 25/10.

Two men charged with sexually assaulting 13 girls

Police investigating alleged child sexual exploitation in Sussex have charged two men in connection with a series of 24 sexual offences against 13 local teenage girls in Littlehampton.

Osmon Koroma, a labourer, 30, of Norton Road, Hove, has been charged with eight offences against six girls. They were; two rapes, five sexual assaults and one offence of sexual activity with a child.

Max N'Gasa, a gardener, 24, of Cranmer Avenue, Hove, has been charged with 16 offences against nine girls. They were; two offences of rape, five sexual assaults, one attempted sexual assault and eight offences of sexual activity with a child.

The charges follow an intelligence-led child sexual exploitation investigation by detectives from the Sussex Police Safeguarding Investigation Unit (SIU), which focused on allegations that local teenage girls, known to the suspects, were sexually exploited between 2010 and 2014.

Police investigating sexual assault release CCTV

Police investigating a serious sexual assault want to speak to this man caught on CCTV Credit: Kent Police

Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault in Canterbury have released a CCTV image.

A woman reported she was the victim of a serious sexual assault in a car park in Link Lane in the city on the afternoon of the 6th of October.

"We believe that the man pictured may have information which could help with our enquiries and I would ask that the man – or anyone who recognises him - gets in contact with us."

– Detective Sergeant Chris Greenstreet
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