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Appeal after Cowes sexual assault

Hampshire police are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted on the Isle of Wight.

The incident happened between midnight and 12.45am on Tuesday 27th August.

A woman had just been to the cashpoint at Lloyds Bank in Cowes when she was grabbed behind by an unknown man who then sexually assaulted her.

The 32-year-old victim managed to hit out at him and he fled from the scene of the attack.

DI Martin Chudley said: “We are appealing for witnesses to this serious sexual assault, which took place during the early hours of Tuesday morning. Officers would like to hear from anyone who was out at around that time, and who may have seen or heard anything that may assist the investigation."

Kent sexual assault linked to other attacks

Kent Police have released an e-fit of a man believed to be responsible for sexual assaults Credit: Kent Police

Kent Police believe that several sexual assaults in the Ashford area were carried out by the same man.

A computer generated image has been made following reports that a 23-year-old woman was assaulted on Friday, August 2.

The victim was walking her dog near Singleton Lake, Kent when the alleged assault occurred.

It is now believed the man responsible could be the same person wanted in connection with two other assaults reported in Ashford last year.

On June 29, 2012, a 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted as she walked to school.

A 47-year-old woman also reported she had been assaulted on September 6, 2012 as she walked her dog off Britannia Lane.

Police are looking for a white man, around 6ft2ins in his late 30s.

DI Richard Vickery, who is leading the investigation, said: "We are almost certain this man will be known locally and would urge anyone who recognises him or has any information to contact us immediately."


Bracknell sexual assault appeal

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the assault Credit: Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police have released an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a sexual assault on a woman in Bracknell.

The assault happened on Monday, June 24 at 4.30pm when a man called at the property asking for a previous occupant.

A 28-year-old woman answered the door and the man forced his way into the house and punched her in the face, before sexually assaulting her.

The victim suffered bruising to her face and body as a result of the incident.

The man is in his early 30s, about 6ft 4ins and of heavy build.

Appeal after Bournemouth sexual assault

A 25-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Bournemouth town centre on Saturday night.

The woman was inappropriately touched by a man between 1.45am and 2am on Saturday, July 20 on Horseshoe Common.

No arrests have been made.

The offender is described as Asian, between 20 and 30-years-old, around five feet three inches tall and of slim build. He has short dark hair and was wearing dark blue jeans and a white T-shirt.

This was a distressing incident for the victim. I am appealing for witnesses to assist with our investigation.

Witnesses and anyone with information are asked to contact police as soon as possible in the strictest confidence."

– Siobhan Lovering, Detective Constable at Bournemouth CID

Police issue e-fit after teenager attacked

Police want to speak to this man about an attack on a 15-year-old girl Credit: Hampshire Police

Police have issued an e-fit of a man they want to speak to in connection with a serious sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl.

The man is described as about 30-40 and of mixed race. He is between 5ft 8ins to 6ft tall and lanky with muscled arms.

His face is rounded with bushy eyebrows, slightly slanted eyes, a chunky straight mouth and light facial stubble.

He wore a black beanie hat, dark grey or black tracksuit bottoms, a dark or black hooded jumper and black trainers.

Anyone who recognises the man in the e-fit is asked to contact the Area Investigation Team at Southampton on 101.

Girl, 15, sexually assaulted

Police are hunting a sex attacker who assaulted a 15-year-old girl

Detectives have revealed that the attack left the girl so upset that she did not disclose what had happened for several weeks.

It is believed that at about 4.30pm on a weekday in mid-April -possibly April 17 - the girl was walking in Sandringham Road, Bitterne.

She became aware of a man following her, but she did not hear him approach because she was wearing headphones.

The man grabbed her, pushed her to the pavement and carried out a serious sexual assault.


CCTV released in hunt for sex attacker

CCTV released after woman was sexually assaulted Credit: Dorset Police
Police say the attack happened on wasteland near a carpark Credit: Dorset Police

A 33-year-old woman has been sexually assaulted in Bournemouth. It happened around 4pm on Sunday 19th May at the rear of the Nuffield car park on Lansdowne Road.

Police have released two CCTV pictures of a man they wish to speak with.

Detective Constable Richard Skinner, of Bournemouth CID, said: “The man pictured is around six feet tall, with short black hair and is wearing a white shirt, blue jeans and three quarter length black jacket.

“I would like to reassure members of the public that this was an isolated incident and there is no risk to anyone using this car park.

“I would urge the man pictured – and anyone who recognises him – to contact me in confidence.

Sex attack: Police statement

DI John Turner, of Force CID at Abingdon police station, said: This was a particularly nasty incident as the victim was walking with her child at the time, so I am keen to speak to anyone who may have seen someone acting suspiciously in the area around the time of the incident.

“I would like to use this opportunity to continue to remind people to be aware of their personal safety and follow the crime prevention advice available on our website."

If you have any information please contact DI Turner via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

E-Fit of sex attacker released

Police want to speak to this man about a sex attack Credit: Thames Valley Police

Police have issued an e-fit of a man they want to speak to about the sexual attack on a young mother.

The offender is a white man in his late forties, around 5ft 9ins tall, of a very slim build, with blonde balding hair and a very red face.

He was wearing a pale denim jacket and dark jogging bottoms.

Woman assaulted in front of daughter

A woman was sexually assaulted in front of her young daughter

The incident happened at 9.38am on May 9 when a 36-year-old woman, was walking along a footpath off Saxons Heath, Long Wittenham, Abingdon pushing her daughter in a buggy.

The victim noticed a man crouched in the bushes who started to follow her

The unknown man then subjected the victim to an indecent exposure and subsequent sexual assault.

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