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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

Sex attack
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.

Police step up patrols after sex attack on girl

“Officers are out in the area today offering reassurance to local residents and I would like to reiterate that incidents of this nature are extremely rare, " added Det Insp Andy Howard.

"At this time we believe this to be an isolated incident.”

Anyone with information can contact Det Insp Howard on 101.

If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

Sex attack on girl, aged 5 : Police statement

Investigating officer Det Insp Andy Howard said: “We are keen to talk to anyone who was in Vulcan Drive yesterday in the early evening and saw anything suspicious.

“We are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident but are trying to piece together what happened.

“In particular, we would like to speak to a group of youths who were outside at about the time of the incident."


Dog scares away attacker

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after a sexual assault in Newbury.

At about 6pm on 27th February, a 40-year-old woman was walking her dog on a footpath from Hutton Close into the parkland which runs parallel to the A339 near to the Vodafone site.

She noticed she was being followed by a man, who she had seen at the underpass at the end of Hutton Close. Shortly after, he grabbed her around her middle and tried to drag her off the path into the bushes.

Her dog barking scared the man off and the dog may have even bitten the offender.

Once free the woman ran to safety, where she called police. The man police would like to speak to is Asian, in his late twenties to early thirties, slim, and around 5ft 10ins.

He was wearing a black woollen beanie-style hat, a black coat, gloves and a black rucksack.

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